Great Southern Weather
Great Southern Forecast
Wednesday Becoming cloudy. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15.
Thursday Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending NW in the middle of the day.
Friday Becoming cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the northeast. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h.
Great Southern Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||17||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 28||77||W 30||60|
||8||17||50%||< 1mm||Nil||W 22||87||W 23||69|
Wind gusts of 83 kilometres per hour have slammed Port Augusta at the top of the Eyre Peninsula, as South Australia battens down for severe weather.
Wild weather described as a "cyclone" is expected to hit South Australia this afternoon, with flood watches in place across the state.
Major flooding will continue to affect parts of central western New South Wales well into October as inundated catchments struggle to cope with record-breaking rainfall.