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Central West Forecast

  • Wednesday Sunny. Areas of morning frost south of Longreach. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southeast in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

  • Saturday Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southeast. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Sunday Sunny. Areas of morning frost south of Longreach. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Issued Tue 19:00 EST

Central West Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
15:00 EST
E 24   26.0 -0.9 25.0 17 29 0 -
22:10 EST
SE 11 13 10.4 -7.8 8.9 27 9 0.0 1019.7
09:00 EST
E 4   12.0 -7.6 12.0 25 9 0 -
22:10 EST
ESE 17 17 12.6 -7.4 10.9 24 12 0.0 1018.5
09:00 EST
SW 4   7.5 -5.3 7.5 40 4 0 1022.2
22:10 EST
ESE 11 13 15.7 -1.0 15.7 32 9 0.0 -
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