Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Tuesday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Longreach in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.
Thursday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Longreach in the afternoon. Light winds.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SE during the afternoon.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||36||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 18||61||NNE 5||35|
||24||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 22||56||ENE 10||32|
||25||36||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 11||65||NE 6||45|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.