Thursday Mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Yarra Valley in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Sunday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||23||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 16||87||SW 37||60|
||13||21||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 19||90||SW 32||57|
||14||22||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 10||85||SW 30||65|
||15||24||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 10||90||SW 33||62|
||15||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||W 11||79||SW 29||66|
||16||21||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 12||81||SW 28||69|
||12||21||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 11||87||SW 23||54|
|Windy with rain
||15||22||90%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 12||85||WSW 27||70|
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.
Authorities are growing frustrated with people continuing to drive across fast-moving creek crossings, as hundreds of millimetres of rain swells river catchments across WA's north.
A national scientific agency says Queensland's UV index so far this summer is higher than in previous years.