Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southeast during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east during the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 42.
Sunday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW early in the morning then turning W/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.
Monday Very hot and sunny. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Pilbara Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 18||70||WNW 24||52|
||21||33||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 16||55||NW 25||39|
||23||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 15||53||WNW 29||50|
||26||44||20%||< 1mm||Nil||N 17||35||NNW 17||14|
||22||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 9||50||WNW 27||45|
||23||39||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 16||35||W 19||19|
||23||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 13||55||NW 32||53|
||23||40||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 11||37||SW 23||14|
||23||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 18||43||NW 34||49|
||22||39||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 16||40||WNW 33||34|
||26||40||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 22||41||NNW 18||20|
Thunderstorms have flared up again over Queensland, with stormy skies likely to be a daily occurrence over the next week.
Fresh haystacks are exploding into flames across Victoria and South Australia and experts are warning it could be the start of a disastrous season.
One of Australia's most renowned pipe and drum bands will end an ambitious tour this weekend with a renewed understanding of how rural Queenslanders are dealing with drought.