Upper Western Weather
Upper Western Forecast
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the north this afternoon and evening with thunderstorms likely. Medium (50%) chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE in the morning then shifting W/NW during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then increasing to 45 km/h before shifting S/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Queensland border in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Hot and sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Upper Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 18||53||SSW 17||27|
||22||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 16||54||SSW 17||27|
||20||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 25||48||SSE 18||28|
||26||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 25||44||S 15||28|
||22||35||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 25||47||S 20||26|
||20||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 22||47||S 21||23|
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.
Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.
As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.