14 days ago
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS, HEAVY RAINFALL and LARGE HAILSTONES
For people in Central West and parts of Gascoyne districts.
An unofficial report of a wind gust of 96km/h at Chapman Valley was received at 3:20pm AWST.
Issued at 3:46 pm Sunday, 4 March 2018.
At 3:30pm AWST satellite and radar imagery showed a line of developing thunderstorms extending from Northhampton to Billabong Roadhouse, as well as a line from Mount Augustus to Meekatharra, moving slowly towards the southeast.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours.
Large hail is also possible with thunderstorms occurring within the warning area southwest of a line from Billabong Roadhouse to Yalgoo.
Locations which may be affected include Meekatharra, Mount Magnet, Mullewa, Northampton, Three Rivers and Yalgoo.
Storms could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY.
The overall weather pattern is not unusual for this time of year but severe weather may occur in some parts of the warning area.
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