Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm over the northern inland parts in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon.
Thursday Cloud clearing. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending S/SE 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||30||50%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 20||49||WSW 26||53|
||21||35||50%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 24||45||ENE 8||36|
||21||27||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 25||74||SW 38||70|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.