Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or storm north of Longreach, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers east of Longreach in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SE in the late evening.
Sunday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
Monday Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending SE/SW 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||35||60%||5-10mm||Nil||NNE 16||49||SSE 8||33|
||24||34||80%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 18||49||E 12||38|
||23||36||80%||5-10mm||Nil||ENE 14||52||WSW 10||35|
Thunderstorms have flared up again over Queensland, with stormy skies likely to be a daily occurrence over the next week.
Fresh haystacks are exploding into flames across Victoria and South Australia and experts are warning it could be the start of a disastrous season.
One of Australia's most renowned pipe and drum bands will end an ambitious tour this weekend with a renewed understanding of how rural Queenslanders are dealing with drought.