Thursday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
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. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Sunday Hot and sunny. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Monday Hot and sunny. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW during the morning then tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 17||28||S 18||16|
||22||38||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 16||38||W 18||21|
||23||37||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 17||31||SSW 21||16|
Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.
A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.
Much of southeastern Australia is experiencing its sunniest week since spring and skies have been staying clear at night, effectively giving planet gazers a fine-tuned view of a rare feature.