Southern Cross Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 20 January 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Clear.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Clear. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly in the late evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:00 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme]

Saturday 21 January

Summary
Min 17
Max 38
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Mostly sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 30s.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: Very High
Ninghan: High
Avon: High
Jilbadgie: High

Sun protection recommended from 8:00 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Dalwallinu 16 38
Sunny. Northam 14 38
Mostly sunny. Merredin 17 38
Sunny. Southern Cross 17 38

Sunday 22 January

Summary
Min 23
Max 39
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Central Wheat Belt area

Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east in the afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 40.

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Monday 23 January

Summary
Min 15
Max 31
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Tuesday 24 January

Summary
Min 12
Max 33
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending easterly during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Wednesday 25 January

Summary
Min 18
Max 37
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Thursday 26 January

Summary
Min 19
Max 38
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Friday 27 January

Summary
Min 21
Max 40
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13170