Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming SW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h shifting S/SW in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming S 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning W/NW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||30||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 20||52||E 22||29|
||16||30||40%||1-5mm||Nil||E 23||49||E 25||30|
||17||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 22||40||E 21||21|
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.