Central Wheatbelt District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 1 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies south of the State with a high in the Bight. A trough inland from the west coast will continue to move east today and into eastern parts of the State by Friday. A weak high pressure ridge will begin to push in over the west coast behind the trough.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 30s.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: High
Karroun: High
Avon: High
Lockwood: High

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloud clearing. Dalwallinu 33
Cloud clearing. Northam 32
Cloud clearing. Merredin 35
Sunny. Southern Cross 36

Friday 2 December

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Saturday 3 December

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sunday 4 December

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

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

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