South Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Sunday 5 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high 1025 hPa over New South Wales is moving slowly eastwards. A weak front will move across the far west late Sunday and the across the south and west of South Australia on Monday, with an associated low pressure system to the south. A high will move over the north of the State on Tuesday and a trough of low pressure will move into the far west on Wednesday, before extending to central districts late Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

A sight chance of showers south of about Elliston to Naracoorte, more likely about Kangaroo Island and the Lower South East coast late evening. The chance of a thunderstorm about the west of Kangaroo Island late evening. Cool grading to mild in the west with light to moderate north to northwesterly winds, turning southwesterly in the far west.

Monday 6 July

Early frost patches over the North East Pastoral. Early fog patches in the west. The slight chance of showers over the agricultural area and West Coast district, grading to a medium chance over the southern agricultural area, with a high to very high chance over southern coasts and the southern Mount Lofty Ranges. The chance of a thunderstorm over Kangaroo Island in the morning and over the the South East district. Cool grading to mild in the far north. Light to moderate north to northwest winds in the east ahead of a moderate west to southwest change, fresh about southern coasts.

Tuesday 7 July

Early frost patches over the North East Pastoral and Flinders districts. Early fog patches over the ranges and Lower South East. The slight chance of showers over the agricultural area, grading to a medium chance over the southern agricultural area. Cool grading to mild in the far north. Mainly light winds.

Wednesday 8 July

Early frost patches over the North East Pastoral, Flinders and Mid-North districts. Early fog patches in the east of the agricultural area. A slight chance of a morning shower about Kangaroo Island and the far southwest of Eyre Peninsula. The chance of an afternoon shower near the eastern border south of Lameroo. Chance of an evening shower about the Nullarbor Plain. Cool grading to mild in the north and west. Light to moderate northerly winds, turning southwest in the far west.

Thursday 9 July

A slight chance of showers extending across the State south of about Coober Pedy to Broken Hill, increasing to a medium chance about southern coastal districts. Cool to mild, grading to warm in the north. Moderate northerly winds, fresh at times, turning southwesterly in the west. Cumulative rainfall totals until midnight Thursday are expected to be 1 to 5 mm south of about Leigh Creek, reaching 5 to 10 mm over parts of the southern agricultural area and 10 to 15 mm about the Mount Lofty Ranges.

Friday until Sunday

A slight chance of showers about central and eastern parts clearing apart from about southern coasts, then showers developing south of about Leigh Creek on the weekend, more likely in the south. Moderate to fresh northwest to southwest winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am CST Monday.

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