Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the northeast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning with possible heavy falls. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the northwest, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower east of Mt Isa in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||38||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 15||61||SE 14||32|
||22||38||30%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 11||42||SE 15||22|
||22||35||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 12||52||SE 17||28|
||24||38||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 12||45||SE 16||23|
Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.
Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.
With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.