Saturday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the east this afternoon. Gusty winds with thunderstorms. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 42.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning E/SE in the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Tuesday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 14||50||S 14||23|
||21||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 19||26||SW 9||13|
||19||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||S 16||28||W 9||10|
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".