Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast updated at 8:32 pm WST on Saturday 25 March 2017.

Weather Situation

Rainfall easing over the Goldfields and Eucla during the remainder of Saturday with a broad trough inland from the west coast. A weak cold front will move across southwestern parts of the State during Sunday morning with a ridge of high pressure developing near the south coast during Monday. Another weak cold front will brush the south coast during Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Light winds.

Sunday 26 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the far southwest in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

Sun protection 9:00am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Dalwallinu 15 24
Possible morning shower. Northam 15 22
Partly cloudy. Merredin 15 24
Partly cloudy. Southern Cross 15 24

Monday 27 March

Sunny. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Tuesday 28 March

Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending southerly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday 29 March

Cloud clearing. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h turning east to southeasterly 20 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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