Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the east, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Rain and showers heavy at times in the southeast. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 35.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers and thunderstorms, most likely in the afternoon. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Pilbara Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||31||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 22||71||W 24||64|
||23||32||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 16||62||W 19||39|
||27||33||50%||< 1mm||Nil||W 14||65||NW 21||59|
||23||32||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 5||85||NNW 9||54|
|Fog then sunny
||23||33||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 6||75||NW 18||59|
||20||29||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 12||84||NNW 18||54|
||23||35||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 17||62||WNW 26||53|
||20||31||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 8||84||WNW 11||59|
||26||33||50%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 10||78||NNW 18||64|
||24||33||50%||< 1mm||Nil||W 12||66||NNW 22||58|
|Fog then sunny
||22||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 10||72||NNW 20||42|
Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.
It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.
A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.