Thursday Cloudy with morning with a very high (95%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. A partly cloudy afternoon with the slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Winds N/NW 30 to 40 km/h shifting SW 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Grampians, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds.
Wimmera Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||19||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 35||72||WSW 38||50|
||15||23||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 39||67||WSW 44||37|
||15||21||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 41||64||WSW 44||39|
The most widespread heat in five years could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.