Central West Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 5:47 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia will continue to weaken through the remainder of today and Friday. A new, weak high pressure system will develop over the southern Coral Sea over the weekend. Moist onshore winds about the east tropical coast will lead to some showers and drizzle areas throughout the forecast period. Fine and mostly sunny conditions will persist over much of the remainder of the state, with some early frost patches expected over the southern and central interior. Daytime temperatures will increase further over the interior and southeast of the state from Friday and these warm June temperatures will persist into early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Light winds.

Friday 23 June

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southeast. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:10am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Longreach 6 26
Sunny. Barcaldine 4 26
Sunny. Winton 8 28

Saturday 24 June

Sunny. Patches of light frost in the southeast in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 25 June

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Monday 26 June

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Friday.

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