Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 41.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Pilbara Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||32||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 14||77||N 15||62|
||21||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 13||52||N 21||36|
||25||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 10||61||NNE 20||53|
||28||39||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 8||37||ENE 10||27|
||24||36||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 3||52||N 23||46|
||25||38||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 10||37||E 18||21|
||23||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 10||56||NNW 26||56|
||25||41||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 9||45||ENE 11||22|
||26||35||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 12||48||N 23||55|
||24||38||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 8||44||N 24||38|
||25||36||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 13||46||E 22||32|
The most widespread heat in five years could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.