Wednesday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers with scattered thunderstorms north of Hawker, slight (30%) chance with isolated thunderstorms elsewhere. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 41.
Thursday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely from the late morning. Heavy falls possible with thunderstorms. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NE in the morning then turning N/NW in the late morning.
Friday Humid. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h shifting S 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Saturday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE during the morning.
Flinders Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||37||70%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||39||ENE 6||27|
||22||36||50%||1-5mm||Nil||E 18||43||NNE 15||31|
||15||33||70%||< 1mm||Nil||E 12||45||NNE 6||32|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.