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||32||80%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 20||56||NNE 12||51|
||24||33||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 16||58||ENE 16||55|
||22||32||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 16||72||E 16||54|
While many Gulf of Carpentaria residents rejoiced at the thorough drenching , others are glancing over their shoulders with a sense of fear.
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.