Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Thursday Cloud clearing. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 33.
Friday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning E/SE early in the morning then tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the east during in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Sunday Sunny. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 24||42||SSW 36||43|
||14||36||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 19||31||SSE 10||15|
||20||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 36||66||S 38||59|
Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.
As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.
Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.