Monday Hot and sunny. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h turning W/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h tending NW 35 to 45 km/h in the morning then increasing to 50 km/h before shifting cooler, gusty S/SW 25 to 40 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Wimmera Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||28||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 4||71||W 12||31|
||11||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 8||66||W 20||21|
||10||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 7||53||W 10||28|
||13||31||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 6||72||WSW 16||22|
||12||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 7||47||WNW 11||30|
The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, not just for this time of year but even for summer, covering an unusually large area.
As South Australia continues to heat up in unseasonably hot weather, the Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Mount Lofty Ranges and the state's lower south-east.
A Western Queensland grazier who has overcome depression says he will not allow the current drought to drag him back into the dark days of negative thinking.