Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far west and near the Victorian border this afternoon and evening, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 42.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible near the Victorian border. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending SW 30 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending S 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Hot and sunny. Light winds.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 26||52||SSE 19||28|
||17||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 19||50||S 18||25|
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.
Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.
As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.