Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland, near zero chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms possible inland, possibly severe with gusty winds and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east, most likely in the afternoon. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the far northeast, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE in the morning then tending SE/SW in the late afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms over inland parts, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 37||75||SSW 41||68|
||25||37||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 7||55||SSW 19||35|
||26||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 23||45||SSW 25||23|
Authorities are growing frustrated with people continuing to drive across fast-moving creek crossings, as hundreds of millimetres of rain swells river catchments across WA's north.
A national scientific agency says Queensland's UV index so far this summer is higher than in previous years.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.