Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Friday 27 February 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough lies across inland parts of the Pilbara and Kimberley.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds and possible heavy falls in the southeast during this afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

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

UV Alert from 8:30 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Exmouth 35
Mostly sunny. Onslow 35
Partly cloudy. Karratha 36
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 38
Possible shower or storm. Port Hedland 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Marble Bar 38
Shower or two. Possible storm. Paraburdoo 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Tom Price 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Newman 37

Saturday 28 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sunday 1 March

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers inland, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

Monday 2 March

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers inland, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible in the south. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

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

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