Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NE in the afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 38.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 11||65||ESE 17||36|
||23||38||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 16||34||ESE 18||19|
||23||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 11||50||ESE 18||27|
||23||38||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 15||36||SE 18||21|
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it begins to make landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast.
Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.