Thursday Very hot. Clear. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Very hot and sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming S/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Very hot and sunny. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending S/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Sunday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/SE 25 to 40 km/h.
Monday Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 25 to 40 km/h.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||39||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 19||46||WSW 27||36|
||25||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 32||25||NE 23||10|
||24||38||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 35||29||ENE 31||17|
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A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.
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