Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, becoming less likely in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||29||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 28||67||SE 36||56|
||19||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 29||70||ESE 29||58|
||18||24||5%||-||Nil||E 20||71||E 24||51|
||14||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 17||60||E 21||34|
||18||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 17||67||ESE 22||34|
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.
Southeastern Australia may be feeling the chill but the country's north is beginning to bake, in near-record July heat in some places.
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to Western Australia's Mid West, Gasgoyne and Goldfields today, with residents warned to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.