Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s. Low-Moderate.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about higher ground in the early morning. Winds W 20 to 25 km/h turning S/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h shifting NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||20||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 22||76||NNE 24||69|
||14||22||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 8||70||N 20||70|
||11||24||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 6||68||N 14||55|
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.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.
Total fire bans are in place for parts of South Australia and Victoria today as temperatures soar ahead of an approaching cool change.