Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers south of Longreach, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 40.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers south of Longreach, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending E 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||38||80%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 17||43||E 12||22|
||25||36||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 14||39||SW 9||25|
||25||37||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 17||40||S 8||25|
||25||39||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 23||34||ESE 14||20|
||22||35||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ENE 13||44||ESE 8||32|
||26||40||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 21||34||SE 15||18|
09:16 EDT Persistent dry conditions over the past two summers in central west New South Wales have forced the State Government to implement contingency measures for some water users.