Wednesday Becoming cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon, and drizzle in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h shifting S/SE 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 38.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before shifting S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||26||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 22||62||S 26||63|
||15||26||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 22||59||SSE 24||46|
||17||26||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 18||58||S 25||59|
||19||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 27||67||S 27||71|
Sydney has endured another sweaty night during what could be shaping up to be the city's warmest January on record.
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.