Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm about higher ground during the afternoon and early evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 36.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and early evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||22||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SSW 20||80||S 25||82|
||13||18||90%||5-10mm||Nil||S 21||87||S 26||79|
||16||21||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SSW 18||73||S 24||74|
||19||21||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SSW 31||79||S 28||84|
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.
Perth, and much of Western Australia's southwest are about to experience their final scorcher of the summer.
Queensland's Carpentaria is still flooding due to a stubborn Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred and will only slowly dry out as the system moves away.