Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with damaging winds and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding in the S. Light winds.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h turning E 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 25||84||ESE 24||54|
||9||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 28||81||ESE 26||51|
||8||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 28||85||ESE 24||56|
||10||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 26||91||ESE 23||58|
||6||16||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 19||83||ESE 19||60|
||7||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 18||90||E 21||56|
||7||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 24||96||E 24||62|
||15||20||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 35||79||ESE 31||64|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.