Southern Interior District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies near the south coast. A cold front approaching WA on Wednesday will weaken as it arrives at the west coast, with little rainfall penetrating inland. A low pressure system will develop over central WA on Wednesday and meander around the interior of the State until the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Wednesday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Areas of raised dust in the northwest in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Fire Danger - South Interior: Catastrophic

Sun protection 8:00am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible late storm. Warburton 20 41

Thursday 25 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds in the afternoon and early evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h before dawn then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.

Friday 26 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Saturday 27 October

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

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

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