Friday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Hawker. Winds SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday The chance of a thunderstorm north of Hawker in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 30 to 45 km/h during the morning and early afternoon then tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Flinders Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||30||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 9||54||SW 8||40|
||17||28||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 20||59||SSW 23||34|
||13||26||10%||< 1mm||Nil||S 6||54||WSW 12||34|
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".