North West Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CST on Monday 10 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough is expected to move over the far west late this evening, then extend eastwards on Tuesday. A slow moving low pressure system will move across waters to the south from late Tuesday. This low will weaken during Saturday as another high pressure ridge moves over the west.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Areas of raised dust in the far west early this evening. Medium (50%) chance of rain west of Coober Pedy, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Tuesday 11 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Woomera in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

Sun protection 10:20am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning rain. Coober Pedy 9 22
Shower or two. Roxby Downs 8 18
Shower or two. Woomera 9 18
Morning rain. Pukatja/Ernabella 11 20
Morning rain. Marla 10 22
Possible early rain. Oak Valley 9 19
Rain at times. Tarcoola 8 21

Wednesday 12 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Woomera in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Woomera in the afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

Thursday 13 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Friday 14 August

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog west of Coober Pedy. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Coober Pedy, most likely in the afternoon. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CST Tuesday.

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