Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Monday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast this afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach this afternoon. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N/NE in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Tuesday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Longreach, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 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|
||20||33||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 20||56||E 18||37|
||21||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 27||50||E 22||36|
||21||35||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 25||55||E 21||38|
Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.
Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.
Saturday's storms produced large hail, intense rainfall and destructive winds to several locations across southeast Queensland as two large storms rolled over in quick succession.