Riverland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am CDT on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A slow moving trough of low pressure will be near the western border until early Thursday then a vigorous cold front will move across the west during Thursday to reach central and southeastern parts in the evening. A colder, fresh to strong and gusty southwesterly airstream will follow the front and will persist on Friday, but will ease in the west as a ridge of high pressure develops over the Bight. Conditions will ease further on Saturday as a high pressure system develops to the west of the Bight. This high will move southeastwards during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending east to northeasterly in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Renmark 35
Sunny. Waikerie 36

Thursday 24 October

Very hot. Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west at night. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon then tending northerly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Friday 25 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower and the chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Areas of raised dust in the morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 26 October

Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm CDT Wednesday.

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