NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south and west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south and west. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE during the morning then tending E/NE during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers on the slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||36||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SE 19||62||SSE 13||41|
||27||41||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 20||39||NNW 12||26|
||25||40||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ESE 18||56||NNW 11||31|
||22||34||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SE 15||61||SSE 10||48|
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.
The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.
As the mercury soars in Sydney today, spare a thought for the people of Moree in northern New South Wales, who are in the midst of a record-breaking heatwave.