Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||37||60%||1-5mm||Nil||W 8||67||ENE 11||43|
||27||39||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 12||51||SW 8||28|
||25||39||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 10||60||ENE 11||32|
||27||39||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 10||52||WSW 6||27|
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.