Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of showers tending to rain at times. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach during this afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 34.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Longreach, tending to rain at times, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning E/SE during the morning and early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers east of Longreach in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower east of Longreach, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||31||50%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 14||45||NW 6||32|
||15||32||70%||1-5mm||Nil||E 16||38||ENE 6||28|
||16||33||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 16||40||ESE 4||32|
High winds with gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour are hitting Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria as part of a deep cold front moving across the state.
The weather bureau is warning Tasmanians of a wet and windy week ahead, after gusts associated with a cold front caused widespread power outages overnight.