WEATHER

Here's some embedded pages that will provide all the information you need leading up to Speed Week.

  1. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology 512 km composite Woomera Radar Loop.
    Other pages from BOM; Daily Weather Observations, Warnings for South Australia, South Australia Rainfall and River Conditions.
  2. Met Eye from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology . MetEye is able to show maps of weather observations and the official forecasts produced by the Bureau of Meteorology . This is quite different to other map based systems which often show automatically generated, computer model data. MetEye forecast maps have been adjusted by the meteorologists to better represent expected weather.
  3. Elders Weather showing the Daily Rain fall Summary for Mt. Ive. This is the nearest data collection point to Lake Gairdner. Other pages on the Elders web site include; 5 day weather forecast, weather radar, 28 day rain forecast and a 12 month forecast
  4. A brand new service by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology is the Heatwave Service for Australia.
  5. Extended Weather Forecast for Mt. Ive
  6. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology Climate and Water Outlook, these videos cover rainfall, streamflow and temperature for the next three months.
  7. Other long range weather forecasts.

 

Please take the time to have a look at this page as well. It talks about the rainfall and catchment for Lake Gairdner and remember evaporation rates in the Outback are greater than 3,400 to 4,000 mm per annum. (70 - 100mm per week)!

 

Radar Loop

 

Met Eye

 

Daily Rainfall Summary

 

Heatwave Service for Australia

 

Extended Weather Forecast

 

Climate and Water Outlook

The Australian Bureau of Metorology Climate and Water Outlook page, contains information on Rainfall and temperature outlooks, El Niño / La Niña status, Streamflow forecasts, Tropical outlooks and Climate models.

 

Other Long Range Forecasts

  • WeatherTAB - Kimba, South Australia Long Range Weather Forecast