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Central West Forecast

  • Tuesday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers south of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SE during the afternoon and evening.

  • Thursday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast, most likely in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE before dawn then tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE during the evening.

Issued Tue 16:15 EST

Central West Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible thunderstorm
26 34 70% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
22 34 80% 1-5mm Nil SSE 16 54 S 17 38
Possible thunderstorm
22 33 70% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
24 36 70% 1-5mm Nil SSE 21 40 S 20 33
Possible thunderstorm
18 30 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
24 38 70% 1-5mm Nil SE 24 40 S 24 31
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