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Current Warnings

Central West Forecast

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 31.

  • Monday Sunny. Light winds.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of patchy rain south of Longreach in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending N during the day.

Issued Sun 05:00 EST

Central West Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
16 26 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Increasing sunshine
16 26 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 20 64 SW 20 33
Mostly sunny
16 27 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
15 26 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 23 64 SSW 21 37
Clearing shower
13 25 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
15 27 5% < 1mm Nil S 21 63 S 18 39
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Weather News

NSW weather: Forbes warned to evacuate as Lachlan River nears unexpectedly high peak

08:52 EST

A hundred homes have been inundated with water and people have been evacuated from Forbes in central-western NSW, as floodwaters cut off roads and cause widespread damage to crops.

NSW weather: Evacuation order issued for Forbes ahead of Lachlan River peak

23:13 EST

An evacuation order has been issued for residents of Forbes in central-western New South Wales, but the State Emergency Service (SES) is concerned some people are choosing to leave their homes late.

NSW weather: Some Forbes locals evacuate, while others stare down flood warning

15:28 EST

Residents of Forbes have been packing up and leaving their homes, in what for some is an eerily familiar situation.