Thursday Mostly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h tending NE 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon then tending NW/SW 20 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 13.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning N 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Wimmera Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 23||86||WNW 27||61|
||8||19||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 28||88||W 32||61|
||9||19||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 26||86||W 30||56|
It was a surreal night for many Adelaide residents who had to find alternative ways to entertain themselves by candlelight, after wild weather caused a state-wide blackout.
About 70,000 people in South Australia are still without power after wild weather plunged the state into darkness, although the lights are back on in Adelaide's metropolitan area.
Linking the statewide blackout in South Australia with the state's heavy reliance on renewable energy is unfounded, energy industry experts say.