Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 25||27||-||-|
||25||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 26||18||-||-|
||27||44||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 24||17||-||-|
||25||39||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 26||19||-||-|
Farm Management Deposits changes will give farmers chance to help themselves, once they have cash to spare
The Federal Government has introduced legislation to overhaul the Farm Management Deposits scheme, which it says will help farmers to help themselves.
Perth has recorded its fourth consecutive day of temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, equalling a record that has stood for more than 80 years, as a heatwave continues to grip the city.
The first ten days of February have set a new record for Hobart with each day breaking the 21 degree mark, although a series of fronts on the forecast will bring a cooler change.