Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Rain heavy at times later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE 30 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, tending to showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible in the south. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h tending N/NW 35 to 50 km/h early in the morning then tending NW/SW 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning N 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Becoming cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible in the east. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h shifting W/SW during the evening.
Mallee Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||21||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 29||76||WNW 34||43|
||10||19||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 32||79||WNW 38||57|
||10||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 30||82||WNW 37||48|
Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.
South Australia and its 1.677 million residents were left without power on Wednesday evening following severe storms.
Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says serious questions will be raised about how the entirety of South Australia could be left without electricity in the wake of a huge storm, dubbed the largest in 50 years.