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|
||23||39||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 26||44||NNW 22||24|
||25||39||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 31||40||WNW 22||22|
||24||40||70%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 23||45||WNW 14||25|
This year is set to be the hottest on record, due to a strong El Nino season and global warming, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) says.
'Weather nerd' and social media celebrity joins Victoria's list of unsung Bureau of Meteorology heroes
Jono Ingram might refer to himself as a 'weather nerd', but to Donald locals in western Victoria, he is an online celebrity.
A strong front is bringing damaging winds, with rain and snow to follow.