Southern Interior District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Friday 22 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A deep surface trough extends from the inland Gascoyne to the Eucla with a high pressure ridge lying south of the State. Another trough extends from the Gascoyne to the southwest coast and will deepen further during today and Saturday as it moves slowly inland from the west coast. The trough will continue to move east on Sunday as a weak front brushes the southwest of the State. A tropical low will move through the Interior district during Sunday and Monday. A new trough will begin to develop through central parts of the South West Land Division on Monday as a ridge develops to the south of the State.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 43.

Fire Danger - South Interior: Very High

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible storm. Warburton 39

Saturday 23 January

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the northwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the north. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening then tending north to northeasterly in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

Sunday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Very high (80%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible, most likely in the north. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

Monday 25 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the east. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then becoming southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 38.

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

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