Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Monday 1 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front is moving across the southeast of the State with a new ridge of high pressure developing in its wake during Monday and Tuesday. On Thursday a weak cold front approaches the southwest.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 26.

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

Sun protection 9:50am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloud clearing. Dalwallinu 26
Mostly sunny. Northam 24
Partly cloudy. Merredin 23
Partly cloudy. Southern Cross 22

Tuesday 2 May

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Wednesday 3 May

Sunny. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 4 May

Mostly sunny. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwesterly during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

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

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