Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the north, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending N/NE during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
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