Central West Weather
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 during this afternoon and evening. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
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.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||22||90%||20-40mm||Nil||E 11||89||E 11||75|
||14||22||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 14||100||N 14||81|
||15||22||90%||40-80mm||Nil||NE 13||95||ENE 12||75|
||16||25||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 14||97||NW 12||67|
||12||20||90%||20-40mm||Nil||NE 10||90||ENE 10||78|
||14||21||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 6||100||NNE 8||81|
||14||21||90%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 11||100||E 11||82|
||17||24||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 17||91||NNW 18||79|
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Chilly weather will quickly turn to very warm and windy conditions this weekend over many parts of Australia's interior this weekend.