Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h shifting NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Wednesday Hot. Partly cloudy. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h before dawn.
Thursday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting SW 30 to 40 km/h during the day then decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Riverina Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||39||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 10||49||WNW 18||19|
||20||43||30%||< 1mm||Nil||N 21||38||NW 27||18|
||18||40||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 14||38||-||-|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.