Tom Price Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 21 December 2014.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Summary
Possible storm.

Pilbara area

Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far east, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Monday 22 December

Summary
Min 25
Max 39
Shower or two. Possible storm.

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers inland, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 43.

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

UV Alert from 8:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 21 37
Sunny. Onslow 23 35
Sunny. Karratha 26 35
Mostly sunny. Roebourne 25 38
Mostly sunny. Port Hedland 26 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Marble Bar 26 42
Possible shower or storm. Paraburdoo 26 42
Shower or two. Possible storm. Tom Price 25 39
Shower or two. Possible storm. Newman 26 39

Tuesday 23 December

Summary
Min 25
Max 37
Shower or two. Storm likely.

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly before dawn then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 42.

Wednesday 24 December

Summary
Min 25
Max 35
Shower or two. Possible storm.

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 41.

Thursday 25 December

Summary
Min 23
Max 36
Possible afternoon storm.

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 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 around 40.

Friday 26 December

Summary
Min 23
Max 36
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 27 December

Summary
Min 22
Max 37
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 28 December

Summary
Min 21
Max 35
Sunny.

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210