Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A persistent ridge of high pressure about the southern coastline this week is expected to weaken over the weekend. Meanwhile, a trough will be in the vicinity of the west coast throughout the week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

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

Sun protection 8:10am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Dalwallinu 39
Sunny. Northam 40
Sunny. Merredin 39
Sunny. Southern Cross 38

Friday 21 January

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Saturday 22 January

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Sunday 23 January

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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