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Central West Forecast

  • Monday Mostly clear. Winds S/SE 30 to 45 km/h.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the northeast, most likely from the late morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the northeast. Winds S/SE 35 to 55 km/h.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain east of Longreach, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible east of Longreach. Winds S/SE 35 to 55 km/h tending E/SE 35 to 50 km/h early in the morning then tending S/SE 30 to 45 km/h in the late evening. Damaging wind gusts to 100 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain east of Longreach, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls possible east of Longreach. Winds S/SW 30 to 45 km/h.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southeast, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms east of Longreach. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming S/SE and light during the evening.

Issued Mon 16:20 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
ESE 17   35.7 14.6 35.0 28 23 0 -
16:50 EST
SE 22 28 36.8 12.3 35.7 23 33 0.0 1007.8
09:00 EST
NE 9   30.1 19.1 32.0 52 7 0 -
16:50 EST
SE 24 28 37.5 12.5 36.4 22 36 0.2 1006.7
09:00 EST
ENE 2   28.9 21.5 31.0 64 4 0 1012.1
16:50 EST
SE 37 44 38.4 12.2 37.4 21 52 0.0 -
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