Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about bayside suburbs early this morning. Light winds becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Ipswich Max 34 Redcliffe Max 30 Sun protection 7:40am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme].
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then turning N/NE 20 to 30 km/h from the early afternoon.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending NW/NE during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h shifting SE 25 to 40 km/h during the day.
Brisbane Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||38||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 13||57||NNE 19||41|
||22||34||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 13||56||NNE 22||45|
||22||33||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 12||63||NNE 24||57|
||20||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 11||57||NNW 12||36|
||22||36||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 13||66||NNE 18||54|
||22||33||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 16||54||-||-|
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.
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.