Southwest Slopes Weather
Southwest Slopes Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Areas of morning fog and low cloud about the ranges. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 1700 metres. Areas of morning fog and low cloud about the ranges. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming S/SW and light during the evening.
Monday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the south. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Southwest Slopes Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||1||11||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 19||100||W 25||71|
||3||9||60%||1-5mm||Slight||W 19||93||WSW 24||77|
||-5||-1||70%||< 1mm||Severe||W 26||100||W 23||96|
||0||8||60%||1-5mm||High||WNW 13||100||WSW 16||71|
||1||10||60%||< 1mm||High||W 17||100||WSW 24||74|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.