Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers tending to rain at times south of Mt Isa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 36.
Wednesday Slight (30%) chance of showers, tending to rain at times in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 11||38||NE 7||27|
||18||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 13||32||SE 11||22|
||18||34||20%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 12||31||E 8||27|
||17||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 13||32||SE 12||24|
High winds with gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour are hitting Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria as part of a deep cold front moving across the state.
The weather bureau is warning Tasmanians of a wet and windy week ahead, after gusts associated with a cold front caused widespread power outages overnight.
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...