Upper Western Weather
Upper Western Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the afternoon. A thunderstorm likely in the afternoon and early evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Thursday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the day.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Upper Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||40||10%||< 1mm||Nil||E 21||44||ESE 16||24|
||20||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 18||52||E 13||29|
||24||40||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 19||33||SSE 8||19|
||23||39||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 20||30||ESE 10||17|
||24||41||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 18||32||SSE 9||19|
||20||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 15||31||SSE 10||18|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.