IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 17 October 2020

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 17 October 2020
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 20 October 2020.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough lies over the northern and western Kimberley and extends south into
the east Pilbara and North Interior. During Saturday and Sunday the trough will
extend from the Gascoyne into the Northern Interior.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high pressure ridge to the south of the state for the next few days. A
surface trough will develop in the southern Gascoyne during Saturday and drift
slowly south on Sunday. The trough will extend from the South Interior through
the Goldfields and into the central parts of the South West Land Division
during Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 17 October
Showers and thunderstorms possible over the northern Kimberley and Interior in
the afternoon and early evening. Showers and thunderstorms possible late
afternoon and evening in the Central West, southern Gascoyne, and the northern
parts of the Central Wheat Belt.

Forecast for Sunday 18 October
Afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms possible over the northern and
eastern Kimberley, the Interior, southern Gascoyne and Goldfields. Showers and
thunderstorms possible over parts of the South West Land Division northeast of
a line Perth to Bremer Bay.

Forecast for Monday 19 October
Showers and thunderstorms possible over the northern and eastern Kimberley, the
southern Interior, far southeast Gascoyne, Goldfields, Eucla, and over southern
and eastern parts of the South West Land Division.

Forecast for Tuesday 20 October
Showers and thunderstorms possible over the northern and eastern Kimberley, the
far South Interior, southern Goldfields, Eucla and over eastern parts of the
South West Land Division. Showers also possible over southern and central parts
of the South West Land Division.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Saturday.

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