NW Pastoral Weather
NW Pastoral Forecast
Tuesday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm north of Marla. Winds NE/SE 25 to 40 km/h tending SE/SW in the evening.
Wednesday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h shifting N/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Thursday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers south of Woomera, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible with thunderstorms. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 35 km/h before dawn.
Friday Humid. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers north of Marla, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible with thunderstorms. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers west of Coober Pedy, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Coober Pedy. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
NW Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||29||41||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 21||46||NE 16||28|
||25||37||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 16||64||NE 20||41|
||28||41||40%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 11||45||N 10||30|
||25||43||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 18||36||ESE 10||20|
||25||40||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 20||43||SE 10||29|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.