Central West Weather

Current Warnings
 

Central West Forecast

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the northeast, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Patchy rain with medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Issued Tue 19:00 EST

Central West Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
09:00 EST
N 6   32.8 24.8 38.1 63 5 0 -
12:10 EST
NNW 15 17 32.2 18.8 32.4 45 11 0.0 1010.8
09:00 EST
N 4   33.0 18.8 35.4 43 9 0 -
12:10 EST
ENE 19 22 36.8 14.7 34.5 26 27 0.0 1009.2
09:00 EST
NW 7   32.3 19.0 34.0 45 9 0 1009.9
12:10 EST
NNE 19 22 38.2 16.4 36.5 27 27 0.0 -
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