Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 28 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A rain band across the central Pilbara will start to weaken on Friday. A high pressure system will develop over the south of the state on the weekend, producing an easterly flow over northern parts.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain in central parts, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Friday 29 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 29.

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

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 14 27
Sunny. Onslow 17 27
Shower or two. Possible storm. Karratha 18 26
Shower or two. Possible storm. Roebourne 18 26
Shower or two. Possible storm. Port Hedland 19 27
Showers. Possible storm. Marble Bar 17 26
Possible shower developing. Paraburdoo 15 24
Possible shower developing. Tom Price 14 21
Shower or two developing. Newman 14 20

Saturday 30 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far east, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east in the morning and early afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 29.

Sunday 31 May

Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 28.

Monday 1 June

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 31.

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

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