Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Thursday Sunny. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h turning SE in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 30s.
Friday Very hot and sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h tending NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Very hot. Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before shifting W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW during the day then tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 18||68||SSW 31||55|
||21||39||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 7||45||W 14||20|
||21||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 26||81||S 31||73|
Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.
Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.
With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.