Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19.
Wednesday Becoming cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Heavy falls possible. Winds N/NE and light increasing to 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then becoming NE 25 to 40 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast. Winds N/NW 30 to 35 km/h shifting SW 35 to 50 km/h during the morning.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h turning W 20 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Mallee Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||28||80%||10-20mm||Nil||N 23||65||N 34||40|
||9||25||90%||10-20mm||Nil||N 24||69||N 30||50|
||11||26||90%||10-20mm||Nil||N 22||69||N 30||43|
Adelaide residents are preparing for heavy rain, high seas and strong winds forecast to hit later this week, in what the SES says could be one of the most significant weather events it has seen in South Australia.
Forbes has been declared a natural disaster zone after the region was hit by flooding over the weekend.
Further rain expected in the central west of New South Wales could see the Lachlan River at Forbes reach a higher peak, despite it already being inundated with the greatest water levels in 25 years.