Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the New South Wales border during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NE/SE in the late evening.
Saturday Hot and sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting S/SE during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 11||42||SE 20||18|
||19||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 13||55||SSE 22||27|
||21||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 17||47||SE 18||22|
Farm Management Deposits changes will give farmers chance to help themselves, once they have cash to spare
The Federal Government has introduced legislation to overhaul the Farm Management Deposits scheme, which it says will help farmers to help themselves.
Perth has recorded its fourth consecutive day of temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, equalling a record that has stood for more than 80 years, as a heatwave continues to grip the city.
The first ten days of February have set a new record for Hobart with each day breaking the 21 degree mark, although a series of fronts on the forecast will bring a cooler change.