Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h tending NE in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending S 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Areas of morning frost in the south. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending S/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|
||6||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 11||89||SW 12||47|
||8||16||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 13||78||SSW 15||55|
||7||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 16||88||SW 13||51|
||8||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 15||87||S 16||47|
||3||15||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 6||92||WSW 10||54|
||4||15||5%||< 1mm||Slight||E 4||83||SSW 10||54|
||4||15||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ESE 8||82||SSW 12||52|
||14||18||70%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 22||61||SSE 17||56|
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The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.
Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.