Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the late morning and afternoon. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 25 to 40 km/h.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||26||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 20||74||WSW 13||63|
||20||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 14||69||NNW 14||59|
||20||27||80%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 12||72||SSW 13||62|
Nestled in amongst several other islands to the northeast of Cape York Peninsula, including Friday to the west and Wednesday to the northeast, it's easy to overlook the weather of Thursday Island.
A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.