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Central West Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers east of Longreach, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Issued Thu 19:00 EST

Central West Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
15:00 EST
E 4   22.6 9.5 22.6 43 7 0 -
17:40 EST
NE 11 15 19.9 6.3 19.9 41 8 0.0 1022.2
09:00 EST
NE 4   14.1 - 14.1 - - 0 -
17:40 EST
ENE 11 13 22.4 7.4 22.4 38 9 0.0 1020.4
09:00 EST
SE 4   10.0 5.5 10.0 74 2 0 1025.3
17:40 EST
ESE 11 13 22.7 6.4 22.7 35 10 0.0 -
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