Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Thursday Areas of morning fog. Partly cloudy day. High (80%) chance of rain in the far east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east during the morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning SW 25 to 30 km/h in the late morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 20.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of afternoon and evening showers near the Victorian border, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW and light tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h tending SW during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||16||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 13||69||NW 14||54|
||4||16||50%||< 1mm||Slight||NE 11||73||SSW 6||52|
For those among us wanting to balance out our participation in Earth Hour, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival opens in Sydney this on Friday.
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