Forecast issued at 4:45 am WST on Thursday 30 July 2015.
Northern Western Australia
A weakening ridge of high pressure lies across central WA.
Southern and Central Western Australia
A weak cold front near the south coast will clear during the morning. A low pressure system is developing to the west of the State and will extend rain over southwestern parts during today and Friday, contracting east over the weekend as a new ridge of high pressure develops south of the State.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Showers over most of the southern half of the State south of a line from Denham to Leinster. Areas of rain and possible thunderstorms developing across the South West Land Division from the west during the day and extending into the Goldfields in the evening. Heavy falls possible over the southern Central West, northern Lower West and across the Central Wheat Belt during the afternoon and evening. Warm across the northern half of the State.
Friday 31 July
Areas of rain and possible thunderstorms throughout the South West Land Division, the Goldfields, southern Gascoyne and the Eucla. Moderate to heavy falls possible over the South West Land Division and southern Gascoyne. Warm across central parts of the State.
Saturday 1 August
Areas of rain and possible thunderstorms across the South West Land Division, the Goldfields, southern Gascoyne and the Eucla, easing to showers from the west during the day and contracting south and east in the evening. Moderate to heavy falls possible over the eastern South West Land Division, southern Gascoyne, Goldfields and the Eucla.
Sunday 2 August
Showers near the south coast and Eucla coast.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Thursday.