Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Tuesday Clear. Winds SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending E/SE in the late evening.
Wednesday Becoming cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower inland, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 25 to 40 km/h shifting SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE during the morning then tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Saturday Very hot and sunny. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h shifting SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending S 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 18||62||SW 20||32|
||17||25||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 19||56||-||-|
||17||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 35||58||SSW 45||58|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.