Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. High (70%) chance of showers and thunderstorms during this afternoon and evening, with isolated severe thunderstorms possible. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 32.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible moderate to heavy falls on and east of the ranges. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
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 during the morning.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||29||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NNW 16||63||WNW 16||49|
||14||27||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NNW 12||73||NW 18||53|
||13||26||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NW 8||74||WNW 9||67|
||18||32||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NNE 14||62||WNW 15||37|
||17||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 3||75||NE 6||52|
||15||28||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NNE 5||74||NNW 6||57|
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.