Central West Weather

Current Warnings
 

Central West Forecast

  • Wednesday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southwest during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NE/SE in the middle of the day then tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

  • Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southeast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Areas of raised dust in the southwest at night. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

  • Friday Hot. Sunny morning. Possible areas of raised dust south of Longreach. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h turning S in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 43.

  • Saturday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

  • Sunday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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
15:00 EST
N 6   40.1 22.6 44.1 37 15 0 -
21:10 EST
NNE 19 20 34.7 5.2 30.0 16 35 0.0 1010.3
09:00 EST
NW 13   34.9 14.6 33.9 30 19 0 -
21:10 EST
SSW 35 41 35.6 9.9 28.8 21 46 0.0 1010.9
09:00 EST
N 4   31.8 6.7 30.4 21 19 0 1012.0
21:10 EST
NE 6 7 32.2 3.2 29.6 16 24 0.0 -
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