Monday Mostly clear. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Hot and sunny. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming NE 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Hot and mostly sunny. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE in the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending S during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||42||5%||< 1mm||Nil||N 12||32||NE 15||16|
||27||43||5%||< 1mm||Nil||N 26||18||NNE 12||12|
||24||41||20%||< 1mm||Nil||N 16||26||-||-|
||26||43||5%||< 1mm||Nil||N 20||19||NNE 10||13|
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracks from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.