Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far northeast in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 42.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h turning N/NE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm inland, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||33||50%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 15||56||W 25||59|
||26||37||40%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 14||21||NE 13||16|
||26||37||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 19||20||N 14||18|
The most widespread heat in seven years could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.