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