Kimberley District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 28 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A broad trough lies over the Kimberley, Interior and into the inland eastern Pilbara and will extend further to the western Pilbara on Thursday. A tropical low over the northeast Kimberley is expected to track towards the west southwest over the coming days.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Thunderstorms likely, with gusty winds. Heavy falls possible. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 37.

Fire Danger
North Kimberley Coast: Low-Moderate
West Kimberley Coast: Low-Moderate
Kimberley Inland: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower or storm. Broome 33
Showers. Storm likely. Derby 33
Showers. Storm likely. Fitzroy Crossing 33
Showers. Storms. Heavy falls. Kalumburu 31
Showers. Storm likely. Wyndham 31
Showers. Possible storm. Kununurra 29
Showers. Possible storm. Argyle 30
Showers. Possible storm. Halls Creek MO 31

Friday 29 January

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 35.

Saturday 30 January

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the west. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Sunday 31 January

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the northwest, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the west. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm WST Thursday.

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