Saturday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm inland from the coast in the east this evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Sunday Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inland from the coast east of Karratha during the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Monday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland from the coast during the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Tuesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE during the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Wednesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW during the afternoon.
Pilbara Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||34||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 31||58||WSW 34||39|
||22||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 25||51||WSW 30||26|
||26||39||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 21||50||W 31||31|
||25||42||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 12||48||NW 18||14|
||26||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 22||37||W 31||30|
||22||39||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 10||26||WNW 21||13|
||21||37||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 25||52||W 37||35|
||21||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 11||38||W 22||13|
||28||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 23||42||WNW 35||42|
||26||41||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 20||37||W 33||21|
||26||42||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 24||48||NW 22||15|
Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.