Goldfields District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A deep trough lies inland from the west coast with an embedded low pressure system over the Central Wheat Belt. This low and trough will move eastwards over southern parts of the State during Sunday and reach South Australia late on Monday. A ridge of high pressure will develop over southern parts of the State from late Monday and strengthen further on Tuesday. A trough begins developing down the west coast on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the far southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting south to southeasterly in the evening.

Monday 17 December

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the far southwest, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 34.

Fire Danger - Goldfields: High

Sun protection 7:40am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Kalgoorlie 16 23
Possible shower or storm. Leonora 20 29
Possible shower or storm. Laverton 21 30
Possible storm. Leinster 17 29
Shower or two. Possible storm. Norseman 15 21

Tuesday 18 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far south in the morning. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Wednesday 19 December

Mostly sunny. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Thursday 20 December

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

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

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