Southern Interior District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough extends from the Gascoyne, through the Goldfields into eastern parts of the South West Land Division, and will contract slowly east over southern parts during Friday and over the weekend. A weak cold front will brush the southwest of the state late Saturday, with a new surface trough redeveloping near the west coast on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds in the west early this evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Friday 22 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

Fire Danger - South Interior: Very High

Sun protection 8:10am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Warburton 27 41

Saturday 23 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west in the afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

Sunday 24 February

Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southeasterly during the morning then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

Monday 25 February

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

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

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