Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Sunday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending SE/SW in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 20.
Monday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the south in the early morning. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h tending SE 15 to 25 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|
||9||18||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 5||78||SSW 26||57|
||3||19||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNE 5||70||SW 14||52|
||4||19||80%||1-5mm||Slight||ENE 6||62||SW 15||48|
|Windy with showers
||14||20||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 19||63||S 30||61|
Farmers near Forbes in the New South Wales central west are bracing for extensive loses as their crops continue to be inundated with flood waters, which are expected to peak later today.
At least 100 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.
With a few showers and storms on the cards today and throughout the week ahead, will Canberra break it's September rain record? With Lake George looking more like a wetland than a wasteland, the additional amount of rain hasn't gone unnoticed.