Southern Interior District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 1 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough extends from the Pilbara into the Gascoyne and this trough will deepen and extend into the Goldfields and western Eucla during today. The trough will begin to contract east by this evening ahead of a cold front that will move over the South West Land Division from Thursday afternoon and during Friday. A ridge of high pressure will then develop near the south coast on Saturday with a cold southerly flow along the south coast ahead of the ridge as it moves south of State during Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

Fire Danger - South Interior: Very High

Sun protection 8:20am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Warburton 36

Friday 2 October

Partly cloudy. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Saturday 3 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 35.

Sunday 4 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the border, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning. Winds southerly 25 to 40 km/h turning southeasterly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

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

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