Great Southern District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 24 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is moving into the Bight while a trough has moved just inland from the west coast. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln is no longer expected to redevelop into a tropical cyclone, but is still expected to impact the far western Gascoyne on Saturday and will cross the coast later tonight. The weakening system is expected to move in a southeasterly direction, into the inland Gascoyne and adjacent Central West district on Sunday. A new ridge will strengthen over southern parts of the State from Sunday with a broad trough over the inland areas on Monday, moving east by Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the northeast. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds southerly 25 to 35 km/h turning southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Sunday 25 February

Cloudy. High chance of showers in the north, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger
Arthur: Moderate
Roe: Moderate
Lakes: Moderate
Stirling North: Moderate
Stirling West: Moderate

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Afternoon shower or two. Narrogin 15 23
Cloudy. Katanning 14 23
Shower or two clearing. Lake Grace 16 21

Monday 26 February

Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the morning. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Tuesday 27 February

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the south, slight chance elsewhere. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Wednesday 28 February

Partly cloudy. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

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

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