Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 2 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies over the south of the State and will contract eastwards over the weekend. A trough lying through central parts of the South West Land Division will move eastwards ahead a cold front that will cross the southwest of the State on Sunday. A high pressure system will move into the Bight on Monday before a cloud band extends over the south of the State during Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.

Sunday 3 July

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain in the northeast in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

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

UV Alert from 11:00 am to 1:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Dalwallinu 8 18
Partly cloudy. Northam 5 17
Partly cloudy. Merredin 6 17
Partly cloudy. Southern Cross 5 17

Monday 4 July

Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning easterly in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Tuesday 5 July

Cloudy. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Wednesday 6 July

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible in the north. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

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

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