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Central West Forecast

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southeast during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm southeast of Longreach, possibly severe. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 38.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers in the southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach from the late morning. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NE early in the morning then tending NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 39.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower east of Longreach, most likely in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 38.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

Issued Fri 19:00 EST

Central West Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
05:30 EST
ENE 15 19 19.1 15.2 19.1 78 2 0.2 1012.0
09:00 EST
NE 13   28.8 18.9 30.0 55 7 0 -
05:30 EST
NNE 11 15 17.5 14.4 17.5 82 2 0.0 1010.6
09:00 EST
N 26   25.0 17.2 26.0 62 6 9 1012.8
05:30 EST
SW 6 6 18.2 14.9 18.2 81 2 0.0 1010.8
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