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Central West Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with damaging winds and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding in the S in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 24.

  • Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible inland. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.

Issued Thu 09:51 WST

Central West Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
7 19 20% < 1mm Nil E 27 71 E 24 43
Mostly sunny
8 19 20% < 1mm Nil E 33 74 E 31 45
Mostly sunny
8 18 20% < 1mm Nil E 28 78 E 23 49
Mostly sunny
9 20 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 32 79 E 28 48
Mostly sunny
6 16 20% < 1mm Nil E 19 75 E 20 53
Mostly sunny
6 17 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 22 78 ENE 24 47
Mostly sunny
6 17 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 28 80 ENE 26 48
Windy
15 20 40% < 1mm Nil ENE 38 68 E 32 54
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