Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog about higher ground early this morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h early, tending SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending E/NE during the day.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||28||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 11||64||NE 25||61|
||13||27||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 13||74||NE 24||46|
||16||29||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 11||69||NE 26||54|
||18||26||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 14||69||ENE 26||69|
The most widespread heat in seven years could could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.
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.