Lower West Weather

Current Warnings

Lower West Forecast

  • Monday Mostly sunny. The chance of morning fog inland. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Gusty winds in the evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 30 to 45 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, with gusty winds in the morning. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers inland, medium chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.

Issued Sun 08:25 EST

Lower West Observations

Latest Observations
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
21:30 WST
N 11 13 10.7 8.5 8.2 86 1 0.2 1011.1
21:30 WST
NW 13 17 16.8 10.9 14.6 68 3 0.0 1011.0
21:30 WST
W 7 9 9.9 7.3 7.8 84 1 0.0 1011.3
21:30 WST
N 13 17 17.8 11.6 15.8 67 3 0.0 1010.7
21:30 WST
NW 11 13 16.1 8.8 13.7 62 3 0.0 1010.8
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Weather News

Nature's fireworks light up the skies of the Top End

12:14 EDT

Storms sparked to life over parts of the Top End and Tiwi Islands on Saturday afternoon with some lingering late into the evening.   Storms initially flared up over far eastern parts of the Arnhem district but it was not long before western and central parts, along with the Tiwi Islands, saw storms as well.   Image: Radar imagery showing showers and storms over the Top End.

Coffee and cakes baked with love, as Armidale community recovers after tornado

23:56 EDT

Northern Tableland locals have filled the hearts and bellies of work crews and residents affected by a tornado that swept through Armidale.  Thursday evening's tornado was one of several weather fronts that travelled across the state, bringing with them severe winds, rain and hail.  The area went more than 24 hours without electricity or treated water before power was returned to the community at about 10.30pm on Friday.

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