Tom Price Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 12 February 2016.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Clear.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Saturday 13 February

Summary
Min 24
Max 42
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 41 to 46.

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

UV Alert from 8:20 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 26 42
Sunny. Onslow 27 38
Mostly sunny. Karratha 27 37
Mostly sunny. Roebourne 27 40
Mostly sunny. Port Hedland 27 38
Very hot and sunny. Marble Bar 25 47
Very hot and sunny. Paraburdoo 25 46
Sunny. Tom Price 24 42
Sunny. Newman 23 43

Sunday 14 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 42
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 41 to 46.

Monday 15 February

Summary
Min 26
Max 41
Becoming cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of an afternoon thunderstorm over interior northern and western parts. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 47.

Tuesday 16 February

Summary
Min 26
Max 39
Possible shower or storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 46.

Wednesday 17 February

Summary
Min 26
Max 40
Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Thursday 18 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 40
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Friday 19 February

Summary
Min 24
Max 40
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210