NE Pastoral Weather
NE Pastoral Forecast
Tuesday Mostly clear. Areas of raised dust south of Yunta early this evening. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h ahead of a S change 45 to 65 km/h reaching Marree late evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h, reaching 35 to 55 km/h about the Gammon Ranges.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/NE in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Yunta in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Leigh Creek in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
NE Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||27||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 31||51||SE 27||24|
||15||29||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 36||38||ESE 29||18|
||17||33||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 27||35||E 27||14|
||17||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 24||28||ESE 18||9|
||17||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 27||44||ENE 17||16|
||9||22||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 31||53||SE 27||20|
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