Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Sunday Mostly clear. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Monday 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 middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the early afternoon. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h turning S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of an early shower near the coast. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Thursday Sunny. Areas of morning frost inland. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||13||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 30||78||W 33||67|
||11||17||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 34||69||W 37||61|
|Windy with showers
||12||17||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 50||64||W 48||61|
Forbes' Lachlan River in central west New South Wales has peaked, the State Emergency Service says, with at least .
The flood-hit area of Forbes in central-western NSW is readying itself for the worst of a slow-moving flood, with the peak expected to hit after midnight.
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.