Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm, with gusty winds in the E during this afternoon and early evening. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h turning SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 36.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Thursday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 17||55||SW 28||45|
||24||43||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 14||25||NNW 13||12|
||22||28||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 21||75||SSW 28||70|
More than 12,000 insurance claims have already been lodged with damages at an estimated $31 million following the .
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Emergency services are frustrated by people making bad decisions when faced with floodwater, as recent studies on flood deaths show young men and children are the most at-risk of dying.