Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning E/SE 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, with possible heavy falls in the north. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then shifting SW in the late morning.
Thursday The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE during the morning then tending S/SE during the day.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 35||53||S 44||47|
||14||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 23||46||S 22||18|
||19||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 45||65||S 45||58|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.