Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Sunday 25 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front is moving eastwards through the South West Land Division during today. A high pressure ridge will develop over central parts of the State in the wake of the front on Monday, with another cold front expected to reach the southwest capes Monday afternoon. On Tuesday another cold front will move through the South West Land Division during the day.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the far southwest, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.

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

Sun protection 9:00am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two clearing. Dalwallinu 18
Showers clearing. Northam 16
Possible shower. Merredin 17
Possible shower. Southern Cross 19

Monday 26 September

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far southwest. Areas of frost in the early morning. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.

Tuesday 27 September

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the far southwest, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming westerly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

Wednesday 28 September

Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

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

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