Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Thursday Mostly clear in most parts, however partly cloudy with a high (80%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the far east early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Hot and sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE in the morning then turning S/SW in the early afternoon.
Saturday Hot and sunny. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending S/SW in the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 20 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Monday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||28||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 30||47||S 27||22|
||19||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 23||41||SSW 23||21|
Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.
A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.
Much of southeastern Australia is experiencing its sunniest week since spring and skies have been staying clear at night, effectively giving planet gazers a fine-tuned view of a rare feature.