Monday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east early this evening. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the early morning. Sunny day. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning and early afternoon. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Thursday Sunny. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h turning E 20 to 25 km/h during the day.
Friday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||38||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 20||48||WNW 30||27|
||26||41||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 30||32||WNW 29||22|
||26||40||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 22||38||WNW 29||20|
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.