North Central Weather
North Central Forecast
Tuesday Hot and sunny. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW in the early afternoon then shifting milder S in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Wednesday Cloudy periods. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Thursday Sunny day. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the day.
North Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 10||48||NW 21||15|
||18||36||70%||< 1mm||Nil||N 24||47||NW 23||23|
||17||39||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 15||35||NW 21||11|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.