Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Monday Very hot and sunny. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h shifting S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h tending NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then shifting S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Thursday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h shifting W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 14||47||SW 11||17|
||24||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 9||46||SSW 21||34|
||23||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 20||53||SSW 37||53|
As expected, the rainfall totals were of the order of hundreds of millimetres on the Central Coast and Capricornia of Queensland over the course of the weekend, with some places having their largest falls this wet season.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says it was given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects between the agencies.
With parts of regional Victoria struggling with dry condition, one remote community is taking matters into its own hands.