Tom Price Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Max 36
Mostly sunny.

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far east this afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east this afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 42.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: Very High
West Pilbara Coast: Very High
East Pilbara Inland: High
Ashburton Inland: High
Exmouth Gulf Coast: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:10 am to 3:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 32
Sunny. Onslow 37
Sunny. Karratha 37
Sunny. Roebourne 42
Sunny. Port Hedland 35
Possible shower or storm. Marble Bar 42
Sunny. Paraburdoo 39
Mostly sunny. Tom Price 36
Mostly sunny. Newman 39

Sunday 26 October

Summary
Min 20
Max 38
Mostly sunny.

Pilbara area

Sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 43.

Monday 27 October

Summary
Min 22
Max 39
Possible shower or storm.

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Tuesday 28 October

Summary
Min 22
Max 38
Partly cloudy.

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Wednesday 29 October

Summary
Min 23
Max 37
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 30 October

Summary
Min 21
Max 36
Sunny.

Friday 31 October

Summary
Min 21
Max 34
Mostly sunny.

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210