Great Southern Weather
Great Southern Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h turning SE in the evening.
Tuesday Cloud clearing. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h tending NE in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 20 to 25 km/h turning S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Great Southern Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||25||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 18||66||SSW 19||31|
||11||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 17||66||-||-|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.
Floodwaters have cut off outback cattle stations in the Northern Territory as heavy rainfall continues.