Central West Weather

Current Warnings
 

Central West Forecast

  • Tuesday Mostly clear. Slight chance of a shower in the SE in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm E of Longreach in the evening. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the SE, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning, possibly severe in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 30 to 45 km/h tending N/NW in the middle of the day then tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers E of Longreach, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the NE, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

  • Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Issued Tue 09:03 EST

Central West Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Sunny
15 37 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
14 37 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 18 15 NW 19 8
Sunny
16 39 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
15 40 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 21 16 NW 20 7
Sunny
14 37 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
14 40 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 18 12 NW 19 7
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Weather News

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