Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the northeast. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||19||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 10||82||NNE 7||57|
||3||18||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||NE 4||91||NE 6||54|
||7||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 7||87||NNE 10||57|
For those among us wanting to balance out our participation in Earth Hour, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival opens in Sydney this on Friday.
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