Monday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast from late this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms from late this morning. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW in the middle of the day then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h before dawn.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW during the afternoon.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||37||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 22||35||N 10||18|
||18||34||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 20||42||SE 15||21|
||20||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 21||33||SE 12||15|
The Victorian Government is assuring residents in the Wimmera and southern Mallee that more drought support will be made available early next year.
Four people were struck by lightning during dangerous storms that moved across south-east Queensland on Sunday afternoon, but all escaped without serious injury.
Hot, windy weather could pose a danger on the fire ground in South Australia's lower north today, authorities have warned.