Wednesday Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower late this afternoon and evening. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the early morning. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S in the late morning and afternoon.
Friday Cloud clearing. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending S/SE during the evening.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||28||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 17||44||W 17||48|
||12||31||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 17||52||WNW 5||26|
||13||27||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 12||48||WSW 17||46|
Sydney has endured another sweaty night during what could be shaping up to be the city's warmest January on record.
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.