Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.
Sunday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Monday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Tuesday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||41||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 24||29||NNW 16||15|
||25||43||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 27||22||N 12||12|
||26||43||10%||< 1mm||Nil||N 22||24||NNE 11||13|
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".