Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 26 February 2021.

Weather Situation

A broad trough lies across the Goldfields and Interior remaining near stationary into the weekend. The trough is then expected to extend back towards the west coast on Sunday before deepening down the western half of the State from Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Saturday 27 February

Mostly sunny. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: High
Ninghan: High
Avon: High
Jilbadgie: High

Sun protection 8:40am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Dalwallinu 17 32
Mostly sunny. Northam 16 31
Mostly sunny. Merredin 16 31
Mostly sunny. Southern Cross 15 31

Sunday 28 February

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 1 March

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the far southwest, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Tuesday 2 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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