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Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 12. Low-Moderate.

  • Monday Cloudy. Patches of frost in the morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Light winds.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the east. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning, and N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Issued Sun 05:40 EST

Central Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
0 12 90% 1-5mm High N 5 73 NW 12 71
Possible shower
2 12 90% 1-5mm Moderate - - - -
-1 10 90% 1-5mm Severe NNW 14 82 NW 19 74
Possible shower
2 13 90% - Moderate - - - -
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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.