Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Monday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 17||40||SE 11||21|
||23||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 22||37||SE 17||19|
||24||38||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 13||41||ESE 17||23|
More than 12,000 insurance claims have already been lodged with damages at an estimated $31 million following the .
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Emergency services are frustrated by people making bad decisions when faced with floodwater, as recent studies on flood deaths show young men and children are the most at-risk of dying.