NW Pastoral Weather
NW Pastoral Forecast
Tuesday Very hot, humid and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower and the chance of a thunderstorm northeast of about Coober Pedy to Ernabella during this afternoon and evening. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far southwest. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h shifting S 25 to 40 km/h in the W and S during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 39 to 44.
Wednesday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible east of Coober Pedy. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE during the morning then tending NW/SW during the afternoon.
Friday Humid. Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible north of Coober Pedy. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
NW Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||30||41||30%||< 1mm||Nil||W 19||54||WNW 23||28|
||25||34||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 10||65||WNW 11||42|
||30||43||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 18||43||NW 21||26|
||26||39||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 11||62||W 23||37|
||29||41||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 23||48||WNW 25||30|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.