Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers developing late this afternoon and becoming rain in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Showers and thunderstorms heavy at times this evening. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the early morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting SW 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.
Saturday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds.
Murraylands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||29||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 23||56||S 21||23|
||13||28||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 20||57||S 25||34|
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.