Friday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north early this evening. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday Very hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h shifting W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
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||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 11||38||WSW 9||13|
||20||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 13||34||WSW 13||11|
||20||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 9||27||WSW 13||8|
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".