Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers west of Longreach in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW during the afternoon.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||42||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 13||30||WNW 12||12|
||26||43||60%||< 1mm||Nil||N 21||24||NW 14||11|
||27||44||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 16||29||NW 10||15|
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