Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Tuesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the far east during this afternoon and early evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Wednesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h before dawn.
Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h shifting N/NW during the day.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 30 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||36||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 26||54||SW 26||45|
||24||36||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 17||51||WSW 28||46|
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.
Total fire bans are in place for parts of South Australia and Victoria today as temperatures soar ahead of an approaching cool change.
A Queensland beekeeper says special hives are helping to keep his bees cool as temperatures soar across the state.