Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad heat trough lies over the inland Kimberley and across the eastern Pilbara.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east in the early afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 41.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: Very High
West Pilbara Coast: High
East Pilbara Inland: High
Ashburton Inland: High
Exmouth Gulf Coast: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:10 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 31
Sunny. Onslow 34
Mostly sunny. Karratha 38
Mostly sunny. Roebourne 41
Mostly sunny. Port Hedland 40
Mostly sunny. Marble Bar 42
Sunny. Paraburdoo 37
Sunny. Tom Price 34
Cloud clearing. Newman 37

Friday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far east in the afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Saturday 25 October

Sunny morning. The chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the far east in the afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day then tending south to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 42.

Sunday 26 October

Mostly sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 43.

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

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