South Australia Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Saturday 20 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of Mount Gambier will move slowly eastwards to be centred over Victoria on Sunday, and over the Eastern Seaboard on Monday. A low pressure trough will move into the west of the State on Tuesday, and then to the east of the State on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Chance of isolated thundery showers in the far north until the evening. Cool to mild with light to moderate east to southeast winds.

Sunday 21 September

Fine. Early frost patches over the Flinders Ranges and eastern districts south of Yunta. Generally mild to warm with light to moderate east to northeasterly winds, hot with freshening northeasterly winds in the far west.

Monday 22 September

Fine. Warm grading to hot in the far west. Light to moderate northeast to northerly winds, fresh in the west.

Tuesday 23 September

The chance of showers and thunderstorms extending from the west over areas west of about Oodnadatta to Yunta to Kingscote. Showers more likely in the west. Warm to hot with light to moderate northeast to northerly winds, fresh at times. Milder temperature with northwest to southwesterly winds developing in the west during the afternoon.

Wednesday 24 September

Chance of showers and possible thunderstorms expected throughout the State apart from the far north, more likely over the area east of Ceduna, north of Keith and south of Leigh Creek, most likely over the area east of Streaky Bay, south of Hawker and north of Adelaide. Warm to hot with moderate to fresh northeast to northwesterly winds in the east, ahead of a milder, moderate to fresh southeast to southwesterly change developing from the west, reaching Leigh Creek to Mount Gambier by late evening. Cumulative rainfall totals Saturday afternoon until midnight Wednesday are expected to be about 5 to 10 mm about the southern Pastorals and the agricultural area apart fro the South East Districts, reaching 10 to 20 mm over Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas, the Flinders and the Mid North. Generally less than 2 mm over the South East districts and the northern Pastoral districts.

Thursday until Saturday

Showers southeast of Birdsville to Tarcoola to Nullarbor on Thursday, contracting to the agricultural area on Friday, then to the southern agricultural area on Saturday.

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

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