Tuesday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then shifting N/NW during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland during the afternoon. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland during the afternoon, mainly in the west. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning.
Pilbara Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||N 16||70||N 22||58|
||25||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 17||48||SW 16||33|
||27||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 11||65||N 24||57|
||26||39||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 6||56||NNE 10||24|
|Fog then sunny
||26||36||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 8||73||N 21||52|
||25||38||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 7||37||N 6||19|
||27||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 15||63||NNW 26||56|
||25||38||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 10||49||NNE 11||26|
||26||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 13||71||NNW 25||59|
||26||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 11||59||N 25||48|
||26||39||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 16||41||NE 12||21|
An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.
The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.