Southern Cross Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Friday 27 February 2015.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Max 34
Possible afternoon storm.

Central Wheat Belt area

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

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

UV Alert from 8:40 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloud clearing. Dalwallinu 31
Partly cloudy. Northam 30
Possible afternoon storm. Merredin 31
Possible afternoon storm. Southern Cross 34

Saturday 28 February

Summary
Min 16
Max 30
Partly cloudy.

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the late afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sunday 1 March

Summary
Min 17
Max 29
Showers. Possible storm.

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the north, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible in the north. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 2 March

Summary
Min 17
Max 25
Possible shower or storm.

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Tuesday 3 March

Summary
Min 15
Max 26
Sunny.

Wednesday 4 March

Summary
Min 16
Max 29
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 5 March

Summary
Min 19
Max 30
Possible shower or storm.

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13170