Thursday Mostly clear. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the southeast. High (80%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Monday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Mallee Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||17||90%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 10||91||WNW 21||68|
||4||16||90%||5-10mm||Slight||NW 10||91||NW 18||71|
||6||16||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 10||92||WNW 19||75|
Melbourne has had its coldest day since last September, with heavy rain and flurries in Alpine areas.
For those among us wanting to balance out our participation in Earth Hour, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival opens in Sydney this on Friday.
Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has released modelling showing the latest El Nino cycle is over, but could now lead to a wet winter after a devastating 14 months of drought and famine across the Pacific.