Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds N/NW 20 to 25 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Patchy morning fog. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting S/SW in the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning fog near the New South Wales border. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the morning. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Monday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h turning SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Mallee Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||13||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 10||88||W 20||60|
||2||13||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 6||99||W 14||67|
||5||14||90%||1-5mm||Slight||SSW 7||100||SW 16||61|
||5||14||90%||< 1mm||Slight||SSW 6||99||WSW 16||63|
||3||13||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 6||100||WSW 18||61|
||5||13||70%||< 1mm||Nil||W 6||99||WSW 18||62|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.