Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h tending SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending NE/SE in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Thursday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||41||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 10||37||ESE 11||14|
||25||42||5%||< 1mm||Nil||N 15||21||SE 15||8|
||24||43||10%||< 1mm||Nil||N 9||29||ESE 16||9|
||26||42||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 14||22||S 17||9|
Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.
Perth has recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperatures for three days in a row, melting a February record which has stood for more than 50 years.
The plan to turn a historic outback Queensland hospital building into a medical museum is a step closer to reality with the project given more than $140,000 in drought funding.