Central North Weather
Central North Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely this evening. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s. High.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning S/SE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Central North Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 6||72||NW 13||46|
||9||24||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 11||68||WNW 17||40|
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.
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.