Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. High (70%) chance of showers and thunderstorms, most likely during this afternoon and evening, with isolated severe thunderstorms possible. Light winds becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending N 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Sunday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible moderate to heavy falls. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||22||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SSW 16||84||SSE 21||95|
||19||23||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 15||80||E 15||73|
||18||24||80%||20-40mm||Nil||SSE 11||83||SE 8||73|
||20||25||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ESE 15||77||NE 12||76|
||17||21||80%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 7||81||ESE 7||74|
||19||25||80%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 11||79||ESE 16||71|
||19||23||80%||20-40mm||Nil||SSE 14||86||SE 11||77|
||18||24||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 11||80||E 17||72|
11:37 EDT Locals on the Cocos Islands are preparing to spend most of Christmas Day bunkered down in their houses, as Tropical Cyclone Kate bears down on the tiny community more than 2,000 kilometres off the West Australian coast.