Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north in the early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the early afternoon. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17.
Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost inland. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h tending SE during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||1||17||70%||< 1mm||High||NE 13||60||NW 15||43|
||8||18||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 12||57||NW 14||47|
||10||17||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 24||58||WNW 20||48|
Southwestern parts of Western Australia have had rain of up to 24mm of rain this morning as another cold front swept over the region.
At least 100 homes have been inundated with water and people have been evacuated from Forbes in central-western NSW, as floodwaters cut off roads and cause widespread damage to crops.
Farmers near Forbes in the New South Wales central west are bracing for extensive loses as their crops continue to be inundated with flood waters, which are expected to peak later today.