Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming N/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 42.
Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||42||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 13||52||ENE 5||21|
||24||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 12||58||NE 22||47|
||24||29||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 3||75||NE 8||73|
||23||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 10||57||ENE 11||28|
Authorities are growing frustrated with people continuing to drive across fast-moving creek crossings, as hundreds of millimetres of rain swells river catchments across WA's north.
A national scientific agency says Queensland's UV index so far this summer is higher than in previous years.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.