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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.

Issued Thu 05:15 EDT

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 %
12 28 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
17 31 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 36 42 SSE 28 22
Mostly sunny
16 33 20% < 1mm Nil S 27 37 S 25 18
Mostly sunny
13 28 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
18 34 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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