Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the South Australian border, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Monday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||15||80%||1-5mm||Slight||SSE 8||90||NNW 7||47|
||6||19||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 6||78||NNW 14||42|
||6||17||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 7||88||NW 6||56|
||3||17||90%||1-5mm||Slight||ESE 6||95||NNW 12||51|
||4||19||80%||< 1mm||Slight||SE 7||91||NNW 6||52|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.