Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day and increasing to 30 to 45 km/h along the coast in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 17.
Friday Cloudy. Patchy fog about higher ground in the early morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog inland. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||18||50%||< 1mm||Nil||S 22||69||SSE 20||52|
||5||14||20%||< 1mm||Slight||S 20||85||S 18||52|
||9||17||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 22||72||SSE 20||50|
||12||17||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 27||64||S 23||55|
A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.