Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers west of Longreach, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid 30s.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. 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 during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. 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.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||35||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 19||54||SE 18||27|
||22||36||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 27||47||ESE 23||23|
||23||38||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 24||46||ESE 20||25|
The community of Borroloola has been physically split in half after heavy rainfall and flooding caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred partly collapsed a bridge.
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.
Perth, and much of Western Australia's southwest are about to experience their final scorcher of the summer.