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Lower Western Forecast

  • Tuesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the far east during this afternoon and early evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.

  • Wednesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h before dawn.

  • Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h shifting N/NW during the day.

  • Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 30 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.

Issued Tue 05:15 EDT

Lower Western Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Sunny
18 42 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
25 43 20% < 1mm Nil NE 16 18 NW 21 9
Mostly sunny
25 45 40% < 1mm Nil N 21 36 NW 23 14
Sunny
18 42 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
21 45 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

18:18 EDT

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