Goldfields District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A broad trough deepening through central parts of the state on Saturday, will contract eastwards during Sunday. A cold front will move through southwestern parts during Sunday, with a deep low pressure system moving near the south coast Sunday evening. The low pressure system will move eastwards near the south coast on Monday, with a ridge of high pressure developing in its wake on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Very hot. Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east early this evening. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Sunday 17 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south in the late afternoon and evening. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 39.

Fire Danger - Goldfields: Extreme

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Kalgoorlie 21 32
Partly cloudy. Leonora 23 34
Sunny. Laverton 23 37
Mostly sunny. Leinster 21 35
Mostly sunny. Norseman 18 31

Monday 18 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Winds westerly 35 to 55 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Tuesday 19 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far southwest. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning south to southeasterly 20 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Wednesday 20 December

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

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

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