Northern Interior District

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Forecast updated at 6:13 pm WST on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A broad trough lies inland from the Pilbara coast and across the Kimberley. Another tries extends from the inland Pilbara across the Interior to a deep low pressure system over the southeast of the state, with both moving east over the next couple of days.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Areas of raised dust in the west. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the late afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Monday 17 December

Very hot and sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 45.

Fire Danger - North Interior: Severe

Sun protection 7:40am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

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Tuesday 18 December

Very hot and sunny. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly early in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 44.

Wednesday 19 December

Very hot and sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 41 to 46.

Thursday 20 December

Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 42 to 47.

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

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