Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Sunday Mostly clear. Light winds.
Monday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||34||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 16||46||WSW 9||28|
||22||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 20||39||WSW 7||22|
||21||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 16||43||SSE 4||23|
Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.
For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.
Strong winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Victoria overnight, with hundreds of residents calling the State Emergency Service (SES) for help.