Goldfields District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough extends from the Gascoyne, through the Goldfields into eastern parts of the South West Land Division, and will contract slowly east over southern parts during Friday and over the weekend. A weak cold front will brush the southwest of the state late Saturday, with a new surface trough redeveloping near the west coast on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Friday 22 February

Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to northwesterly during the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Fire Danger - Goldfields: Severe

Sun protection 8:10am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Kalgoorlie 22 41
Very hot and sunny. Leonora 23 42
Very hot and mostly sunny. Laverton 25 42
Sunny. Leinster 23 41
Sunny. Norseman 20 41

Saturday 23 February

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Sunday 24 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 41.

Monday 25 February

Very hot and sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 41.

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

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