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Central West Forecast

  • Thursday Sunny day. Areas of raised dust west of Longreach early this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast this evening. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 38.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the east or thunderstorm, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 40.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

  • Sunday Hot and sunny. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE during the morning then tending SE/SW during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

  • Monday Hot and sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Issued Wed 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
S 6   34.4 13.6 34.5 29 17 0 -
18:10 EST
SSW 9 13 31.0 -7.1 26.4 8 33 0.0 1011.7
09:00 EST
SSW 17   26.1 -0.1 20.9 18 24 0 -
18:10 EST
SSW 22 26 32.9 -5.7 25.9 8 48 0.0 1010.9
09:00 EST
SE 26   24.8 12.3 20.5 46 11 0 1015.5
18:10 EST
SSW 24 30 33.9 -13.8 25.9 4 60 0.0 -
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