Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 30 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. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
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|
||15||21||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 28||82||WNW 31||43|
|Windy with showers
||14||25||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 29||60||NW 28||56|
||15||21||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 30||75||WNW 26||54|
It was a surreal night for many Adelaide residents who had to find alternative ways to entertain themselves by candlelight, after wild weather caused a state-wide blackout.
About 70,000 people in South Australia are still without power after wild weather plunged the state into darkness, although the lights are back on in Adelaide's metropolitan area.
Linking the statewide blackout in South Australia with the state's heavy reliance on renewable energy is unfounded, energy industry experts say.