Upper Western Weather
Upper Western Forecast
Wednesday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the northeast, becoming less likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. Patchy fog in the far east in the early morning. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the north, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Possible heavy falls near the Queensland border. Light winds.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, with possible heavy falls. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SW in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far east in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Upper Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||22||5%||< 1mm||Slight||E 13||72||E 10||40|
||6||20||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 10||65||NE 6||43|
||7||21||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 6||67||ENE 12||37|
||9||22||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 13||54||ENE 16||32|
||8||22||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 8||61||ENE 10||39|
||5||22||20%||< 1mm||Slight||NE 7||70||ENE 9||39|
The heaviest August rain in decades turned central Australia into an eerie place this week, causing waterfalls and thick fog.
Winter Wonderlights delivered a Christmas in July present to Ballarat tourism, with a 50 per cent increase in visitors to the region during the coldest month of the year.
An impending rain event scheduled for the opening days of spring continues the pattern of wet weather which has gripped eastern Australia during winter.