Tom Price Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast updated at 7:11 am WST on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Max 38
Possible shower or storm.
Chance of any rain: 30%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

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

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Exmouth 41
Partly cloudy. Onslow 40
Mostly sunny. Karratha 39
Possible afternoon storm. Roebourne 41
Mostly sunny. Port Hedland 41
Possible shower or storm. Marble Bar 42
Mostly sunny. Paraburdoo 41
Possible shower or storm. Tom Price 38
Sunny. Newman 40

Sunday 26 February

Summary
Min 24
Max 37
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the northeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Monday 27 February

Summary
Min 24
Max 34
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending northeast to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 40.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Tuesday 28 February

Summary
Min 23
Max 34
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Wednesday 1 March

Summary
Min 23
Max 36
Possible shower or storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Thursday 2 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 38
Possible shower or storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Friday 3 March

Summary
Min 26
Max 41
Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210