Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19.
Wednesday Becoming cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then tending N in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east in the morning. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 35 to 55 km/h during the day.
Friday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||21||10%||< 1mm||Slight||NNW 21||65||NNW 31||40|
||5||20||10%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 18||74||NNW 20||47|
Forbes has been declared a natural disaster zone after the region was battered by flooding over the weekend.
Further rain expected in the central west of New South Wales could see the Lachlan River at Forbes reach a higher peak, despite it already being inundated with the greatest water levels in 25 years.
Adelaide residents are preparing for heavy rain, high seas and strong winds forecast to hit later this week, in what the SES says could be one of the most significant weather events it has seen in South Australia.