Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with damaging winds and large hail in the W early this evening. Possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW in the middle of the day then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Monday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming S/SE 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 25 to 40 km/h.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||33||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 12||49||SSW 10||23|
||22||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 10||32||WSW 21||14|
||21||36||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 6||25||W 23||13|
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.