Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of patchy rain east of Longreach, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the far east. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the southeast in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach in the morning and afternoon with possible heavy falls. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||31||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 20||50||SE 19||26|
||18||34||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 22||48||SE 23||24|
||19||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 21||46||SE 22||24|
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