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Current Warnings

Central West Forecast

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 31.

  • Monday Sunny. Light winds.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of patchy rain south of Longreach in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending N during the day.

Issued Sun 05:00 EST

Central West Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
13 27 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
9 25 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 9 56 SSW 9 33
10 26 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
11 27 20% < 1mm Nil SSE 12 53 S 13 32
8 24 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
11 28 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 14 49 SSE 10 28
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NSW weather: Forbes warned to evacuate as Lachlan River nears unexpectedly high peak

11:49 EST

At least 100 homes have been inundated with water and people have been evacuated from Forbes in central-western NSW, as floodwaters cut off roads and cause widespread damage to crops.

NSW Weather: Forbes farmers brace for extensive crop losses from flooding

11:49 EST

Farmers near Forbes in the New South Wales central west are bracing for extensive loses as their crops continue to be inundated with flood waters, which are expected to peak later today.

Canberra splashes out

11:08 EST

With a few showers and storms on the cards today and throughout the week ahead, will Canberra break it's September rain record? With Lake George looking more like a wetland than a wasteland, the additional amount of rain hasn't gone unnoticed.