Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, most likely in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW in the middle of the day then tending S/SE in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Sunday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||33||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 14||56||SE 8||37|
||24||34||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 17||47||SE 11||30|
||24||37||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 15||55||SE 13||31|
Conditions will not be favourable for fires burning north of Adelaide as warming temperatures, little rain and strengthening winds move across the region early next week.
The publican in the South Australian town of Olary said historic buildings and cottages stood no chance against a fire that tore through the town.
A severe thunderstorm tore through Darwin early this morning, bringing damaging winds and heavy rainfall totals.