Wednesday Cloudy with the medium (40%) chance of light showers early this morning clearing to a mostly sunny afternoon. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Sunny day. Slight (20%) chance of a shower at night. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW in the late afternoon then easing during the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds.
Melbourne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||25||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 18||68||WSW 18||61|
||19||24||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 19||72||SW 25||67|
||21||26||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 22||62||SW 28||59|
||19||27||50%||1-5mm||Nil||W 13||67||SW 17||55|
||19||26||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 21||65||SW 26||60|
||17||22||50%||1-5mm||Nil||W 11||73||SW 10||64|
||19||27||50%||1-5mm||Nil||W 13||66||SW 15||54|
||19||27||40%||1-5mm||Nil||W 21||61||SW 27||48|
||20||26||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 14||66||SW 19||50|
||19||26||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 18||62||SW 27||55|
||18||27||60%||1-5mm||Nil||W 13||73||SW 18||56|
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.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.