NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Tuesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the southeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms likely, mostly on the slopes. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers on the northern slopes, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||28||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 16||45||WSW 22||19|
||17||28||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 26||56||SW 25||24|
||16||28||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 21||48||SW 25||19|
||14||27||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 17||55||WSW 21||24|
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.