Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers west of Longreach, becoming less likely later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Longreach in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then turning SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Longreach in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||36||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 21||44||E 9||24|
||23||39||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 21||35||ESE 13||19|
||23||39||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 12||36||ESE 12||20|
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