NE Pastoral Weather
NE Pastoral Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain east of Leigh Creek, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N 35 to 50 km/h shifting SW in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers south of Yunta from the late morning. Showers heavy at times about the Gammon Ranges in the late afternoon and evening. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h increasing to 40 to 60 km/h in the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Yunta in the morning. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Areas of morning frost south of Leigh Creek. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming N 25 to 35 km/h during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then shifting SW 30 to 45 km/h during the afternoon.
NE Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 33||67||WSW 30||42|
||7||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 32||60||WSW 29||33|
||8||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 31||57||W 29||40|
||6||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 24||52||WSW 16||24|
||6||16||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 35||69||WSW 32||52|
Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says serious questions will be raised about how the entirety of South Australia could be left without electricity in the wake of a huge storm, dubbed the largest in 50 years.
Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.
South Australia and its 1.677 million residents were left without power this evening following severe storms this afternoon.