Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Thunderstorms possibly severe with damaging winds and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible in the north. Heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding possible in the morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW in the morning then shifting E/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the early morning. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
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An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.