Upper Western Weather
Upper Western Forecast
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the north this afternoon and evening with thunderstorms likely. Medium (50%) chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE in the morning then shifting W/NW during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then increasing to 45 km/h before shifting S/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Queensland border in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Hot and sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Upper Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||40||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 22||38||S 17||24|
||22||36||50%||1-5mm||Nil||S 21||47||S 18||36|
||21||35||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 35||37||SSE 29||23|
||25||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 34||33||SSE 28||26|
||24||35||70%||1-5mm||Nil||S 35||35||SSE 30||24|
||21||36||50%||1-5mm||Nil||S 30||31||S 28||19|
Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.