Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Longreach, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the northwest during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the northwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE in the early afternoon then tending SE/SW in the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Longreach in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||37||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 15||43||SE 16||21|
||23||39||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 19||38||SE 19||18|
||22||39||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 11||45||SE 16||22|
With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.
A weak cold front will clip the southern parts of South Australia today and reach Victoria in the afternoon.
Heavy rainfall that caused flooding across southern Western Australia a week ago has filled Perth's river systems with sediment and nutrients, as well as potentially harmful bacteria.