Wednesday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the east coast later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east and north in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the west coast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||32||80%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 24||64||ESE 26||61|
||25||36||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 20||64||ESE 20||51|
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.