Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or some drizzle in the morning. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Thursday Sunny. Patchy fog in the north in the early morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming N/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Sunny. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||27||80%||5-10mm||Nil||SSW 6||80||SE 16||66|
||13||25||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 12||78||ESE 18||51|
||16||27||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 10||73||ESE 15||47|
||18||24||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 9||74||SE 22||76|
A new temperature record will be set in Hobart on Thursday if the mercury hits 29 degrees Celsius, which meteorologists say is likely, with a top of 30 degrees forecast.
Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.