Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Sunday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach. Winds S/SW 20 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Monday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h turning N/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||37||40%||1-5mm||Nil||E 13||43||S 12||23|
||23||36||50%||1-5mm||Nil||E 19||41||ESE 18||22|
||24||39||70%||1-5mm||Nil||E 19||40||ESE 17||24|
More than a dozen homes have lost their roofs and close to 19,000 properties were left without power after very dangerous thunderstorms tore across south-east Queensland on Sunday afternoon.
Several people including babies have been rescued from Lismore Base Hospital in northern New South Wales after the roof of the maternity ward collapsed.
Severe thunderstorms caused damage in northeastern New South Wales and southeast Queensland on Sunday and should do so again during the next few days.