Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers this morning. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h turning S 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending E/SE during the afternoon.
Friday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 10||58||SW 2||25|
||16||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 5||51||SW 13||39|
||17||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 16||58||SSW 29||61|
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it begins to make landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast.
Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.