Southern Cross Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Tuesday 16 August 2022.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Summary
Max 19
Rain.
Chance of any rain: 100%

Central Wheat Belt area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain with possible heavy falls, becoming less likely during this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: Low-Moderate
Ninghan: Low-Moderate
Avon: Low-Moderate
Jilbadgie: Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 2:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Dalwallinu 19
Rain. Northam 19
Rain. Merredin 19
Rain. Southern Cross 19

Wednesday 17 August

Summary
Min 8
Max 16
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 5 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Central Wheat Belt area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then turning west to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Thursday 18 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 14
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Friday 19 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 16
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost in the northeast. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

Saturday 20 August

Summary
Min 4
Max 19
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Sunday 21 August

Summary
Min 5
Max 20
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Monday 22 August

Summary
Min 5
Max 15
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 10%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13170