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Central West Forecast

  • Monday Mostly clear. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE early in the morning then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Longreach, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending E/SE during the day.

Issued Mon 16:15 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
WNW 4   32.7 9.7 31.0 24 18 0 -
18:40 EST
SE 11 13 28.9 4.4 27.4 21 21 0.0 1011.9
09:00 EST
SE 13   26.5 6.6 26.0 28 16 0 -
18:40 EST
S 15 17 31.3 4.1 29.3 18 27 0.0 1010.3
09:00 EST
SE 2   23.0 18.1 23.0 74 2 12 1012.1
18:40 EST
E 7 9 32.8 4.5 30.6 17 25 0.0 -
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Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

18:43 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.