Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Thursday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||34||70%||1-5mm||Nil||E 15||62||ESE 18||45|
||25||36||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 20||43||ESE 21||24|
||24||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 16||55||ESE 21||31|
||25||36||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 18||45||ESE 21||26|
Perth hit a scorching 40.4 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.
After a wet start to the year, southeastern Australia is drying out, beginning its driest spell in about two months.
Around 20 cars became partially submerged after falling through a temporary car park established on Wisconsin's frozen Lake Geneva on Saturday local time.