Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 16 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A deep trough over the far east of the State will move into South Australia during Sunday. A high pressure system will develop south of the State during Sunday and Monday, and a new trough will develop down the west coast. The trough will move inland during Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Clear. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Sunday 17 February

Mostly sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

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

Sun protection 8:20am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Dalwallinu 16 34
Mostly sunny. Northam 16 32
Cloud clearing. Merredin 15 32
Cloud clearing. Southern Cross 14 32

Monday 18 February

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

Tuesday 19 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Wednesday 20 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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