Mid North Weather
Mid North Forecast
Thursday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers developing this afternoon and becoming rain this evening. A thunderstorm possible from late this morning, becoming more likely later this afternoon and evening. Rain and thunderstorms heavy at times this evening. Winds E 25 to 35 km/h tending NE 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Saturday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Mid North Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||34||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 7||47||WNW 18||33|
||21||36||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 11||51||WNW 16||44|
||21||35||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 16||39||WNW 24||32|
||20||36||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 15||46||WNW 24||32|
Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.