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Current Warnings
 

Southwest Forecast

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Light winds.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Light winds.

  • Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the north, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning with possible hail. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the north. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

Issued Wed 16:25 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 shower
6 12 80% 1-5mm Nil WSW 16 87 WSW 21 69
Possible shower
7 15 80% 1-5mm Nil SW 17 84 SW 26 72
Possible thunderstorm
7 15 80% 1-5mm Nil SW 27 100 SW 29 63
Possible thunderstorm
9 15 90% 1-5mm Nil WSW 36 61 SW 35 68
Possible thunderstorm
9 16 80% 1-5mm Nil SW 37 63 SW 36 67
Clearing shower
6 13 80% 1-5mm Nil NNW 8 100 SW 16 75
Possible shower
7 14 80% 1-5mm Nil WSW 18 97 WSW 22 63
Possible thunderstorm
8 12 80% 1-5mm Nil WSW 18 80 WSW 22 69
Possible thunderstorm
7 14 90% 1-5mm Nil SW 20 88 SW 29 66
Possible thunderstorm
6 12 90% 1-5mm Nil WSW 19 84 WSW 24 66
Possible thunderstorm
9 14 90% 1-5mm Nil SW 30 65 SW 31 68
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