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Central West Forecast

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the southwest during this afternoon and evening, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h turning E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning then tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

  • Thursday Hot and sunny. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 42.

  • Friday Hot. Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

  • Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Issued Tue 19:00 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 %
Sunny
26 39 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
24 40 5% < 1mm Nil NE 23 36 E 19 13
Sunny
27 38 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
25 40 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 28 39 E 21 15
Sunny
23 36 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
24 41 5% < 1mm Nil NE 26 35 E 17 15
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