Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of light showers in the southwest, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 29.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of patchy rain south of Longreach, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning, possibly gusty in the east. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Sunny. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||27||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ENE 16||46||N 16||38|
||15||26||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ENE 18||52||N 14||42|
||15||29||90%||5-10mm||Nil||E 16||52||N 6||36|
Forbes has been declared a natural disaster zone after the region was battered by flooding over the weekend.
Further rain expected in the central west of New South Wales could see the Lachlan River at Forbes reach a higher peak, despite it already being inundated with the greatest water levels in 25 years.
Adelaide residents are preparing for heavy rain, high seas and strong winds forecast to hit later this week, in what the SES says could be one of the most significant weather events it has seen in South Australia.