Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Wednesday Clear. Light winds.
Thursday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening, with gusty winds. Winds NE 20 to 25 km/h shifting W/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h during the day.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||15||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 16||90||W 20||69|
||11||16||50%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 22||78||WSW 24||65|
||12||17||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 37||70||W 35||61|
Witnesses saw a man being swept away after his vehicle went into floodwaters near Lismore in far north New South Wales, police say, as a heavy downpour and strong winds hit the state's coast.
After receiving record-breaking rain in June and July, parts of western Queensland have received their best August rain in nearly 20 years.
August temperature and rainfall records have been broken across Queensland today, some of which have been in place for more than a century.