Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the northeast in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h tending SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending NE/SE in the late afternoon.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the 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.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||36||40%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 11||56||SE 17||32|
||26||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 21||43||E 20||25|
||26||36||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 16||57||E 19||36|
||26||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 19||44||ESE 22||26|
Perth has recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperatures for three days in a row, melting a February record which has stood for more than 50 years.
The plan to turn a historic outback Queensland hospital building into a medical museum is a step closer to reality with the project given more than $140,000 in drought funding.
Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.