Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning, possibly severe. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending SE/SW in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE during the morning then tending S/SE during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||28||42||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 16||30||NE 15||19|
||25||41||40%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 23||14||ESE 21||11|
||25||39||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 22||23||E 20||18|
||26||41||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 24||15||ESE 20||12|
They may be far from home, but a group of Americans have gathered in Western Australia's Pilbara region to celebrate Thanksgiving.
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Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.