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Great Southern Forecast

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the west. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the west, high chance elsewhere. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

  • Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers in the west, slight chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming N 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending NW during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

  • Friday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible hail in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Issued Mon 21:00 WST

Great Southern 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
NW 4   10.0 9.4 10.0 96 1 6 -
08:40 WST
NNW 13 15 10.3 8.9 8.5 91 1 2.0 -
08:40 WST
N 13 15 8.3 8.2 6.1 99 1 2.8 1021.7
08:40 WST
NNW 13 13 9.4 8.1 7.4 92 1 7.4 -
09:00 WST
- 0   8.6 8.2 8.6 97 1 6 -
08:50 WST
NW 13 17 10.0 10.0 8.2 100 1 1.6 -
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07:04 EST

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