Thursday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the south in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening with possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the early morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S/SE during the afternoon and evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds E 25 to 35 km/h.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 17||73||SE 22||42|
||13||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 24||93||SE 19||62|
||11||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 17||72||E 19||29|
||10||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 26||66||E 24||37|
||10||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 25||77||E 26||55|
||9||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 22||91||E 25||47|
||9||16||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 23||82||E 22||53|
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.