Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northwest, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||35||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 16||78||N 16||55|
||24||36||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 15||64||N 11||41|
||23||35||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 15||75||N 15||46|
||24||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 16||62||N 11||36|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
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.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.