Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the early morning. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the middle of the day then turning W 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Possible rainfall: 2 to 5 mm Chance of any rain: 70% Around Canberra Sun protection 8:40am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme].
Friday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0%.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Monday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.
ACT Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||24||5%||< 1mm||Slight||NNE 7||55||NNW 21||27|
||6||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 4||58||NNW 14||27|
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.