Monday Clear. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h tending N/NW in the evening.
Tuesday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. High.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.
Thursday Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Midlands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||27||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 16||51||WNW 22||40|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
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.