Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower east of Longreach in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Sunday Hot. 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 SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming N/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 18||56||SSE 12||39|
||24||35||70%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 23||54||E 13||37|
||22||36||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 13||62||WSW 11||40|
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