Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the southwest, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Possible small hail during this afternoon and early evening. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h turning NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Thursday Cloud clearing. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending SE during the evening.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||25||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 5||52||S 8||34|
||10||25||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 5||50||SSW 12||45|
||9||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 14||73||SSE 16||48|
||14||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 19||74||SSE 25||58|
||12||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 20||81||S 21||56|
||8||26||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 3||43||SSW 6||30|
||9||28||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 7||48||SSE 11||33|
||10||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 4||53||S 10||41|
||9||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 10||74||S 19||52|
||10||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 4||52||SSE 15||42|
||12||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 10||67||SSE 20||57|
The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, covering an unusually large area, not just for this time of year but even for summer.
As South Australia continues to heat up in unseasonably hot weather, the Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Mount Lofty Ranges and the state's lower south-east.
A Western Queensland grazier who has overcome depression says he will not allow the current drought to drag him back into the dark days of negative thinking.