NE Pastoral Weather
NE Pastoral Forecast
Wednesday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Leigh Creek, becoming less likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Local heavy falls with thunderstorms. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then tending N in the late evening.
Friday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible near the eastern border. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Leigh Creek in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Leigh Creek. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE during the morning.
Sunday Very hot, humid and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Oodnadatta in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Oodnadatta in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending E/SE during the evening.
NE Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||38||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 17||33||NE 10||25|
||27||41||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 22||33||ENE 10||24|
||29||42||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 21||36||SSE 10||25|
||30||43||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 20||47||ENE 12||30|
||18||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 9||40||ENE 6||18|
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