Lower Western Weather

Current Warnings

Lower Western Forecast

  • Tuesday Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east this afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW in the early afternoon then tending S/SE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

  • Wednesday Hot and sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE early in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

  • Thursday Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

  • Friday Very hot and mostly sunny. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 30 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Issued Mon 18:15 EST

Lower Western Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
18 42 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
26 42 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 21 14 NNE 20 16
22 43 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 17 25 N 12 12
22 44 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly cloudy
26 42 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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