Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Tuesday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far east early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north early this evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far east in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting S/SE 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning.
Thursday Hot. Mostly sunny day. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Hot. Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting S/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 20||36||ESE 11||19|
||17||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 13||44||ESE 10||23|
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.