Tuesday Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the north early this morning. Areas of morning frost in the north. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 11.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 300 metres. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
Midlands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||12||30%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 14||73||WNW 15||57|
|Frost then sunny
||-1||10||30%||1-5mm||Severe||NW 11||87||NW 13||69|
||0||9||20%||< 1mm||High||NW 12||92||WNW 20||68|
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Pastoralists and locals have slammed the Federal Government decision to the shut down the Tennant Creek weather radar in the Northern Territory.