Lower Western Weather

Current Warnings

Lower Western Forecast

  • Wednesday Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

  • Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Areas of raised dust. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning then increasing to 50 km/h before shifting SW 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

  • Friday Sunny. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

  • Saturday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Issued Tue 05:30 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 %
Mostly sunny
11 28 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
14 28 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 29 34 SSW 23 15
17 31 10% < 1mm Nil SSW 22 25 SW 19 14
Mostly sunny
10 28 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
14 30 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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Weather News

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18:59 EDT

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17:52 EDT

Erratic winds and hot, dry weather are creating "horrendous conditions" for firefighters trying to battle a blaze at Crows Nest on Queensland's Darling Downs that tripled in size over the weekend.

Catastrophic fire danger for South Australia on Wednesday as another cold front moves through

10:48 EDT

South Australia braces for textbook catastrophic fire conditions tomorrow, New South Wales expects a spike in heat today, and south-east Queensland recovers from a hail hammering as we look at this week's weather focus.