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Current Warnings
 

Southwest Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

  • Friday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the southwest, high chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Sunday Cloudy. High chance of showers. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

Issued Wed 21:00 WST

Southwest Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible thunderstorm
5 14 80% 1-5mm Slight WSW 8 91 SW 19 77
Possible thunderstorm
7 15 80% 1-5mm Nil SSW 2 89 SW 16 71
Possible thunderstorm
8 15 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
10 15 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
9 15 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
4 14 80% 1-5mm Slight W 1 93 WSW 9 67
Possible thunderstorm
6 15 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
6 13 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
8 15 90% 1-5mm Nil SSW 5 87 SSW 24 74
Possible thunderstorm
6 14 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
7 13 90% - Nil - - - -
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