Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE early in the morning then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Longreach, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending E/SE during the day.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 22||44||E 19||21|
||23||39||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 29||39||E 22||17|
||24||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 24||41||ESE 22||20|
An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.
The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.