Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Thursday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.
Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 22||61||ENE 10||40|
||24||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 28||53||ENE 17||37|
||25||38||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 19||56||ENE 11||38|
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.
Authorities are growing frustrated with people continuing to drive across fast-moving creek crossings, as hundreds of millimetres of rain swells river catchments across WA's north.
A national scientific agency says Queensland's UV index so far this summer is higher than in previous years.