Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Thursday Cloud clearing. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Friday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE early in the morning then turning S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Sunday Sunny. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 17||62||SW 20||31|
||17||25||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 23||60||-||-|
||17||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 38||64||SSW 42||56|
Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.