Central West Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Monday 21 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over Victoria extends a dry air mass through inland Queensland, and freshening southeasterly trade winds along the east coast. These trade winds will push a weak surface trough and some moisture inland over the next few days as the high moves slowly east.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Tuesday 22 October

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:20am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Longreach 18 34
Sunny. Barcaldine 19 33
Sunny. Winton 18 36

Wednesday 23 October

Sunny. Winds northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h turning easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Thursday 24 October

Sunny. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Friday 25 October

Sunny. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

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

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