Wednesday Cloudy. The chance of morning fog west of and about the ranges. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Hawker, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 16.
Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast. Light winds becoming S 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.
Flinders Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||14||90%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 18||82||SW 21||53|
||6||16||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 14||91||SW 24||56|
||5||10||90%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 22||86||WSW 24||78|
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