Southern Cross Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 2 March 2024.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 30%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Sunday 3 March

Summary
Min 19
Max 31
Possible storm, heavy falls.
Possible rainfall: 6 to 30 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Heavy falls possible. Winds easterly 25 to 40 km/h turning northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: High
Karroun: High
Avon: High
Lockwood: High

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Dalwallinu 21 36
Showers. Possible storm. Northam 21 34
Possible storm, heavy falls. Merredin 21 33
Possible storm, heavy falls. Southern Cross 19 31

Monday 4 March

Summary
Min 22
Max 33
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Central Wheat Belt area

The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the early morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending southerly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Tuesday 5 March

Summary
Min 16
Max 29
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Wednesday 6 March

Summary
Min 13
Max 30
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning easterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 7 March

Summary
Min 17
Max 30
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Friday 8 March

Summary
Min 20
Max 34
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Saturday 9 March

Summary
Min 16
Max 27
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13170