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|
||17||24||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SSE 17||75||SSE 23||74|
||13||19||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 21||90||SE 27||71|
||16||23||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SSE 17||77||SE 24||70|
||19||22||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SSE 25||76||SSE 24||78|
Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.
Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.
With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.