Southern Cross Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Sunday 25 September 2016.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Summary
Max 19
Possible shower.
Chance of any rain: 30%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the far southwest, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.

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

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two clearing. Dalwallinu 18
Showers clearing. Northam 16
Possible shower. Merredin 17
Possible shower. Southern Cross 19

Monday 26 September

Summary
Min 0
Max 20
Morning frost. Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far southwest. Areas of frost in the early morning. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Tuesday 27 September

Summary
Min 4
Max 20
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the far southwest, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming westerly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

Wednesday 28 September

Summary
Min 2
Max 16
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 3:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

Thursday 29 September

Summary
Min -1
Max 23
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Friday 30 September

Summary
Min 5
Max 24
Becoming cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Saturday 1 October

Summary
Min 7
Max 19
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13170