Great Southern Weather
Great Southern Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible in the north. Heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding possible in the north in the morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the morning. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.
Great Southern Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||14||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||ESE 12||85||ESE 13||58|
||2||14||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||ESE 11||88||ESE 13||56|
||3||15||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||ESE 9||82||SE 11||53|
||3||14||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||SE 4||82||SE 10||61|
||2||14||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||SE 7||90||ESE 10||59|
||1||14||5%||< 1mm||High||ESE 9||89||ESE 12||57|
||2||14||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||SE 6||90||ESE 9||58|
||3||14||10%||< 1mm||Slight||ESE 11||82||ESE 13||59|
||2||14||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||ESE 6||86||SE 10||59|
||0||16||10%||< 1mm||High||E 7||90||E 11||50|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.