Great Southern District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A persistent ridge of high pressure about the southern coastline this week is expected to weaken over the weekend. Meanwhile, a trough will be in the vicinity of the west coast through to Saturday before moving inland on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Very hot. Clear. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Friday 21 January

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Fire Danger
Upper Great Southern: Very High
Roe: Severe
Beaufort: Very High
Lakes: Very High

Sun protection 8:00am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Narrogin 19 38
Sunny. Katanning 16 37
Sunny. Lake Grace 16 37

Saturday 22 January

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sunday 23 January

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 30s.

Monday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

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

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