Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of patchy rain in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm in the southwest later this evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or patchy rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h turning W 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Friday Sunny. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming W/NW and light in the late evening.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds.
Sunday Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending NW/NE during the evening.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 18||47||NNW 20||34|
||8||30||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 17||40||NNW 17||21|
||9||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 17||45||N 18||31|
Wind gusts of 83 kilometres per hour have slammed Port Augusta at the top of the Eyre Peninsula, as South Australia battens down for severe weather.
Major flooding will continue to affect parts of central western New South Wales well into October as inundated catchments struggle to cope with record-breaking rainfall.
Residents who have had to evacuate their homes at Forbes in the New South Wales central-west may be able to return if flood levels continue to recede.