Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Monday Clear. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Sunny. Winds E/SE 25 to 40 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h tending NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then shifting SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE during the morning then tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||29||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 20||50||W 9||35|
||19||28||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 13||46||WSW 13||51|
||19||26||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 23||52||SW 28||63|
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.