Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers west of Longreach in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW during the afternoon.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||42||20%||< 1mm||Nil||N 27||40||NW 18||14|
||25||42||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 33||35||NNW 18||12|
||27||43||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 28||28||NW 14||15|
Another seven Queensland regions have been drought declared, including Townsville and the Burdekin region, which are in the usually wet areas of north Queensland.
They may be far from home, but a group of Americans have gathered in Western Australia's Pilbara region to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Another hot day is making its mark across eastern NSW as northwesterly winds ahead of a trough drag a hot airmass from Australia's interior towards the coast.