NW Pastoral Weather
NW Pastoral Forecast
Monday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain east of Stuart Highway, medium (40%) chance elsewhere, but easing in the west. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW in the late afternoon then tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain east of Stuart Highway, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h turning S 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
NW Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||20||90%||20-40mm||Nil||ENE 24||61||ENE 14||61|
||11||19||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 10||66||WSW 19||66|
||7||20||40%||5-10mm||Nil||E 16||56||ENE 12||47|
||8||18||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ENE 14||64||E 9||59|
||9||19||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 16||53||E 12||40|
The final rainband of the season is sweeping across South Australia today, but the heaviest rain is going to fall where it shouldn't.
Farmer confidence in Tasmania has dropped to a three-year low off the back of major flooding in the state's north and retrospective cuts to milk prices.
Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) staff from across the country have begun a fortnight of industrial action following failed negotiations over pay and conditions.