Monday Cloudy. The chance of fog early this morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Possible hail near the coast in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h shifting SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the morning. Possible hail near the coast east of Eyre in the morning. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Eucla Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||17||10%||-||Nil||ENE 5||82||ESE 5||52|
||7||18||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 7||72||SSE 10||59|
||5||19||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 8||87||WSW 6||50|
||6||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 10||85||SSW 13||49|
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