Central West District

IDQ10200

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Central West District Forecast

Issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 16 October 2021
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 19 October 2021.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A weak high will move across southeast Australia over the weekend, extending a weak ridge across most of the state. A weak trough may extend over central Queensland on Sunday and Monday. A second stronger high will move into the southern Tasman Sea next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 16 October

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h tending southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Barcaldine
Sunny.
Max
31
Longreach
Sunny.
Max
31
Winton
Sunny.
Max
32

Fire Danger: High

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Forecast for Sunday 17 October

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Barcaldine
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
34
Longreach
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
34
Winton
Sunny.
Min
13
Max
35

Forecast for Monday 18 October

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Barcaldine
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
37
Longreach
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
38
Winton
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
39

Forecast for Tuesday 19 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower east of Longreach, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 41.

Barcaldine
Partly cloudy.
Min
19
Max
37
Longreach
Mostly sunny.
Min
19
Max
39
Winton
Mostly sunny.
Min
20
Max
41

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Saturday.

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