Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 2 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies over southern parts of the state with a high pressure system located in the Bight by Friday night. The high will contract east on Saturday as a trough develops off the west coast. A cold front will near the southwest on Sunday as a low pressure system develops off the South West Capes.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Light winds.

Friday 3 July

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: Low-Moderate
Ninghan: Low-Moderate
Avon: Low-Moderate
Jilbadgie: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:50am to 1:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Dalwallinu 5 20
Sunny. Northam 4 19
Sunny. Merredin 5 18
Sunny. Southern Cross 3 18

Saturday 4 July

Mostly sunny. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

Sunday 5 July

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southwest, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday 6 July

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am WST Friday.

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