Southern Cross Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Saturday 20 September 2014.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Max 32
Sunny.

Central Wheat Belt area

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

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

UV Alert from 9:00 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Dalwallinu 34
Sunny. Northam 33
Sunny. Merredin 33
Sunny. Southern Cross 32

Sunday 21 September

Summary
Min 14
Max 31
Chance of a late storm.

Central Wheat Belt area

Becoming cloudy. Areas of raised dust in the east in the afternoon. Isolated showers developing from the west late morning and increasing to rain areas and scattered thunderstorms from the west during the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 55 km/h before shifting west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Monday 22 September

Summary
Min 9
Max 14
Showers. Possible storm.

Central Wheat Belt area

Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail in the southeast in the evening. Winds southerly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

Tuesday 23 September

Summary
Min 4
Max 16
Shower or two.

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the east in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

Wednesday 24 September

Summary
Min 3
Max 20
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 25 September

Summary
Min 7
Max 24
Sunny.

Friday 26 September

Summary
Min 10
Max 24
Partly cloudy.

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13170