Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Monday Sunny. Winds N/NW 35 to 55 km/h tending W/NW in the early afternoon then tending N/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27. Very High.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h turning W 35 to 55 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting E/SE during the afternoon.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||19||5%||-||Nil||W 9||70||SE 13||48|
||8||15||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 11||78||SW 20||60|
||4||17||5%||< 1mm||Slight||W 10||75||SW 15||53|
||8||21||5%||-||Nil||W 8||57||WSW 12||38|
||3||18||5%||< 1mm||Slight||W 7||74||SSW 8||47|
||7||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 7||64||ESE 17||37|
||6||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 7||70||ESE 17||41|
||3||20||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 6||70||SW 9||43|
||2||14||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 19||79||SSW 22||56|
|Frost then sunny
||0||11||5%||< 1mm||High||W 7||100||SE 7||76|
||7||17||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 12||82||SE 11||56|
|Fog then sunny
||2||17||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 5||80||SSW 10||49|
The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, covering an unusually large area, not just for this time of year but even for summer.
As South Australia continues to heat up in unseasonably hot weather, the Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Mount Lofty Ranges and the state's lower south-east.
A Western Queensland grazier who has overcome depression says he will not allow the current drought to drag him back into the dark days of negative thinking.