Upper Western Weather
Upper Western Forecast
Tuesday Very hot. Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Wednesday Very hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Thursday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h shifting W during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before shifting S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Upper Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||28||41||40%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 11||37||W 11||21|
||26||41||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 12||34||SSW 9||20|
||27||40||70%||1-5mm||Nil||E 15||42||NNW 13||32|
||29||38||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 11||47||NW 13||29|
||28||41||50%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 13||33||W 8||26|
||25||41||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 13||28||SW 8||22|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.