Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge over northern parts of the South West Land Division will move south to lie near the south coast on Wednesday. A trough develops over the Gascoyne late Wednesday and will move to central parts of the South West Land Division during Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Light winds.

Wednesday 23 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Dalwallinu 8 27
Sunny. Northam 5 27
Sunny. Merredin 7 26
Sunny. Southern Cross 6 26

Thursday 24 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h turning north to northeasterly during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 25 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 26 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the far southwest, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day then tending west to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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