Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower east of Longreach, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms north of Longreach. Light winds.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the late afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast. Winds E/SE 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the evening. Damaging wind gusts exceeding 90 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers north of Longreach, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 35 to 55 km/h becoming E 30 to 45 km/h during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 19||60||E 14||31|
||23||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 21||58||E 22||30|
||24||39||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 20||59||ESE 17||28|
A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category three cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.
Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.
Sydney is having its wettest March in 33 years after yet another showery night.