Central West District

IDQ10200

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Updated Central West District Forecast

Issued at 5:54 pm EST on Saturday 24 October 2020
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 28 October 2020.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A high near New Zealand maintains a weak ridge along the east coast. A trough over western Queensland will move slowly eastwards across the central interior through the rest of today and tomorrow, eventually becoming slow moving about eastern coastal districts for the early days of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 24 October

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Forecast for Sunday 25 October

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Barcaldine
Mostly sunny.
Min
19
Max
31
Longreach
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
32
Winton
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
33

Fire Danger: High

Sun protection 8:20am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Forecast for Monday 26 October

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning then tending south to southwesterly in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Barcaldine
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
30
Longreach
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
31
Winton
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
32

Forecast for Tuesday 27 October

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Barcaldine
Mostly sunny.
Min
17
Max
31
Longreach
Mostly sunny.
Min
16
Max
32
Winton
Partly cloudy.
Min
17
Max
33

Forecast for Wednesday 28 October

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Barcaldine
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
32
Longreach
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
33
Winton
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
35

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

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