Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||17||90%||5-10mm||Nil||E 14||100||E 12||73|
||8||19||90%||20-40mm||Nil||ENE 9||95||NNE 9||78|
||8||19||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 18||100||E 13||73|
||11||19||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 26||100||E 18||71|
||12||18||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 24||100||E 19||82|
||6||18||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NE 6||100||NE 7||77|
||9||20||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 16||91||ENE 12||67|
||9||17||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 15||95||E 12||73|
||8||18||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ENE 11||100||ENE 10||77|
||9||18||90%||5-10mm||Nil||E 15||92||E 13||66|
||10||18||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 21||91||E 16||65|
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Chilly weather will quickly turn to very warm and windy conditions this weekend over many parts of Australia's interior this weekend.