Central West Weather

Current Warnings
 

Central West Forecast

  • Thursday Sunny. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower north of Longreach from the late morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the afternoon. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

  • Monday Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW during the day then tending NE/SE during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Issued Wed 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
SE 17   36.0 -4.2 30.4 8 47 0 -
20:20 EST
S 11 13 30.8 -5.7 26.0 9 33 0.0 1008.3
09:00 EST
S 13   29.6 -0.1 25.1 15 27 0 -
20:20 EST
SW 17 20 28.6 1.2 23.6 17 27 0.0 1007.5
09:00 EST
SE 19   27.0 -0.6 21.3 16 27 0 1008.3
20:20 EST
S 13 13 25.3 4.4 21.5 26 16 0.0 -
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