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Central Wheatbelt Forecast

  • Monday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Gusty winds in the SE early this morning. Winds N/NW 20 to 25 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the far southwest in the afternoon. Areas of frost in the east in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. High chance of showers in the far southwest, medium chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the far southwest, slight chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

Issued Sun 21:00 EST

Central Wheatbelt Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
09:00 WST
N 19   12.0 5.2 10.0 63 3 0 1022.6
08:10 WST
NW 17 20 13.0 12.2 11.4 95 1 3.6 1015.0
08:10 WST
W 13 19 12.8 11.2 11.6 90 1 6.6 1016.6
09:00 WST
- 0   8.4 6.0 8.4 85 1 0 -
08:10 WST
N 24 28 15.1 5.6 15.1 53 6 - 1015.1
09:00 WST
N 22   12.6 5.0 10.5 60 4 0 1020.6
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