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Central West Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers south of Longreach during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 38 to 43.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Longreach, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE before dawn then tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE during the evening.

Issued Wed 05:00 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 %
Late shower
27 40 40% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Late thunder
25 40 70% 1-5mm Nil NNE 12 34 N 7 21
Late shower
25 41 40% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
26 42 40% < 1mm Nil NE 21 28 NE 11 18
Possible thunderstorm
22 38 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
26 43 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 15 28 E 12 17
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