Tom Price Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 24 March 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Rain heavy at times in the southeast early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Saturday 25 March

Summary
Min 21
Max 29
Possible shower or storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

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

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 20 34
Sunny. Onslow 23 35
Possible shower or storm. Karratha 24 33
Possible shower or storm. Roebourne 24 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Port Hedland 26 33
Possible shower or storm. Marble Bar 25 32
Possible afternoon storm. Paraburdoo 23 31
Possible shower or storm. Tom Price 21 29
Possible shower or storm. Newman 22 30

Sunday 26 March

Summary
Min 21
Max 30
Possible shower or storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Monday 27 March

Summary
Min 22
Max 30
Possible shower or storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Tuesday 28 March

Summary
Min 22
Max 31
Possible afternoon storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower and thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

Wednesday 29 March

Summary
Min 22
Max 32
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Thursday 30 March

Summary
Min 20
Max 31
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Friday 31 March

Summary
Min 18
Max 32
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210