Southern Interior District

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Forecast updated at 7:36 am WST on Saturday 1 October 2022.

Weather Situation

A ridge extends through southern and western parts of the State. The northern end of a cold front will brush the southwest corner of the State today, then a high will build eastward through the Southern Ocean to maintain the ridge over southern WA into early next week. The next cold front will arrive over the lower west coast during early Wednesday morning.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northeast to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 25.

Fire Danger
North Goldfields: Moderate
West Interior: Moderate
Central Interior: Moderate
South Interior: Moderate

Sun protection 8:20am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers increasing. Warburton 22

Sunday 2 October

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 27.

Monday 3 October

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the east. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 26.

Tuesday 4 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the border. The chance of a thunderstorm near the border in the morning. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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