Friday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Possible heavy falls in the southeast early this evening. Thunderstorms possibly severe with damaging winds and large hail in the SE early this evening. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending W/SW in the late afternoon.
Sunday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Monday Sunny. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending E/SE 30 to 45 km/h during the morning.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 31||29||WNW 25||40|
||21||37||60%||< 1mm||Nil||E 38||22||ENE 32||14|
||20||34||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 36||28||ENE 30||19|
Thunderstorms have flared up again over Queensland, with stormy skies likely to be a daily occurrence over the next week.
Fresh haystacks are exploding into flames across Victoria and South Australia and experts are warning it could be the start of a disastrous season.
One of Australia's most renowned pipe and drum bands will end an ambitious tour this weekend with a renewed understanding of how rural Queenslanders are dealing with drought.