Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 23 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure is building across the south of the State, with a fresh southwesterly flow along the south coast. The ridge will continue to build across the south on Thursday before eventually moving south of the State on Friday. A broad trough forms inland from the west coast on Friday and slowly deepen over the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: High
Ninghan: High
Avon: High
Jilbadgie: High

Sun protection 8:10am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Dalwallinu 33
Mostly sunny. Northam 33
Mostly sunny. Merredin 31
Mostly sunny. Southern Cross 32

Friday 24 January

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Saturday 25 January

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Sunday 26 January

Very hot and sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm WST Thursday.

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