Pilbara District

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Forecast updated at 9:46 am WST on Monday 26 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A low lies over the Gascoyne with a trough extending over the North Interior.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in inland eastern parts, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Thunderstorms possibly severe with damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding in the far southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 43.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: High
West Pilbara Coast: Very High
East Pilbara Inland: High
Ashburton Inland: Severe
Exmouth Gulf Coast: Very High

UV Alert from 8:10 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 36
Sunny. Onslow 35
Mostly sunny. Karratha 36
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 38
Partly cloudy. Port Hedland 35
Possible shower or storm. Marble Bar 41
Mostly sunny. Paraburdoo 45
Possible shower or storm. Tom Price 40
Shower or two. Possible storm. Newman 39

Tuesday 27 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm in the east, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Wednesday 28 January

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the far east in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 29 January

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the far east in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 43.

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

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