Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 23 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies over the south of the State. A trough near the west coast will deepen during Friday and Saturday before moving inland from the west coast Saturday night.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Friday 24 February

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

Sun protection 8:40am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Dalwallinu 18 36
Sunny. Northam 17 35
Sunny. Merredin 17 35
Sunny. Southern Cross 16 34

Saturday 25 February

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the afternoon and early evening. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 30s.

Sunday 26 February

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Monday 27 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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