Southern Cross Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Summary
Max 30
Shower or two. Possible storm.

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm, with gusty winds, possible hail and heavy falls. Winds east to northeasterly 30 to 45 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the morning then tending east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 37.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: Extreme
Ninghan: Severe
Avon: Extreme
Jilbadgie: Severe

UV Alert from 7:50 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Dalwallinu 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Northam 37
Shower or two. Possible storm. Merredin 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Southern Cross 30

Thursday 27 November

Summary
Min 19
Max 33
Possible storm, heavy falls.

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible in the east. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Friday 28 November

Summary
Min 18
Max 31
Possible morning storm.

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 29 November

Summary
Min 15
Max 30
Partly cloudy.

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sunday 30 November

Summary
Min 15
Max 33
Mostly sunny.

Monday 1 December

Summary
Min 19
Max 34
Possible afternoon storm.

Tuesday 2 December

Summary
Min 17
Max 31
Sunny.

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13170