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Lower Western Weather

Wed 10:48 EST
Current Warnings

Lower Western Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Fog early this morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 20.

  • Friday Cloudy. Patchy fog near the Victorian border in the early morning. Very high (95%) chance of rain in the northeast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon and evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the far east in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning W 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.

Issued Thu 05:15 EST

Lower Western Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
5 18 60% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Mostly sunny
5 17 10% < 1mm Slight WSW 19 81 W 23 49
Mostly sunny
7 18 20% < 1mm Nil W 21 94 W 22 61
Mostly sunny
8 18 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
6 18 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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