Tom Price Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast updated at 4:29 pm WST on Wednesday 18 January 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Summary
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Chance of any rain: 70%

Pilbara area

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers and thunderstorms inland and extending to the coast in the east in the evening. Thunderstorms possibly severe with gusty winds and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding in the south. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme]

Thursday 19 January

Summary
Min 23
Max 35
Possible shower or storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 90 mm possible in the north. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 39.

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

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Exmouth 20 34
Partly cloudy. Onslow 20 36
Mostly sunny. Karratha 26 36
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 26 39
Possible morning shower. Port Hedland 27 34
Showers. Possible storm. Marble Bar 25 37
Possible shower or storm. Paraburdoo 25 38
Possible shower or storm. Tom Price 23 35
Showers. Possible storm. Newman 24 33

Friday 20 January

Summary
Min 24
Max 35
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms inland. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 41.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Saturday 21 January

Summary
Min 24
Max 37
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms over inland parts, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Slight (20%) chance of showers about the far eastern coastline, mainly during the morning. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 40.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Sunday 22 January

Summary
Min 22
Max 35
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms over inland parts, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Monday 23 January

Summary
Min 23
Max 37
Possible afternoon storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Tuesday 24 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 35
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 4 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Wednesday 25 January

Summary
Min 24
Max 35
Possible shower or storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210