Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain in the south. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south this afternoon. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 32.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the south in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending NW/SW in the late afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||28||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 8||88||WNW 15||51|
||16||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 13||100||NNW 11||73|
||14||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 13||73||N 15||23|
||13||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 13||75||N 13||23|
||16||26||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 9||88||NNW 11||53|
||14||29||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 13||88||NNW 15||37|
||14||25||90%||< 1mm||Nil||E 9||79||NE 9||58|
Hunter graziers, buoyed by high cattle prices, are beginning to address a backlog of farm work that has built up during tough times.
The owner of a quarry which allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 Grantham flood says a safety bund appeared to be man made and may have been built without his knowledge.
Chilly weather will quickly turn to very warm and windy conditions this weekend over many parts of Australia's interior this weekend.