South West Weather
South West Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Otways in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southwest in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The risk of thunderstorms in the morning. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h turning W 30 to 45 km/h during the morning.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 17||62||W 18||55|
||9||20||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 10||78||WSW 21||48|
||8||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 12||70||SW 14||42|
||7||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 14||70||SW 17||44|
||7||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 8||79||-||-|
||10||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 12||65||-||-|
||9||18||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 13||73||-||-|
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracks from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.