Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 17. Low-Moderate.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 1400 metres. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h turning NW 30 to 35 km/h during the day then tending NW/SW 35 to 45 km/h during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||13||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 15||79||WNW 18||61|
||1||14||30%||< 1mm||High||W 24||82||WNW 27||64|
A pool of heat sitting over parts of eastern Australia today is causing elevated bushfire danger, thunderstorms and lots of sweat.
Farmers in Queensland's Mary Valley are reporting total crop losses after the region was battered by a series of violent storms since Wednesday that brought hail stones the size of tennis balls.
The federal and state governments have announced up to $14 million will be made available to help Tasmania recover from the .