Great Southern Weather
Great Southern Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the late afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible in the east. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) 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 during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Great Southern Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||16||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 18||83||ENE 19||55|
||6||17||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 18||84||NE 18||53|
||7||17||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 17||79||ENE 17||49|
||6||15||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 13||86||ENE 16||57|
||6||16||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 14||85||ENE 17||53|
||5||16||60%||1-5mm||Slight||ENE 16||91||ENE 18||55|
||5||16||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 14||87||ENE 16||53|
||8||16||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 18||79||ENE 19||56|
||7||16||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 14||84||ENE 17||54|
||4||17||80%||1-5mm||Slight||NE 16||98||NE 19||58|
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