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||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||E 16||67||N 21||61|
||25||39||50%||< 1mm||Nil||S 13||48||WNW 14||31|
||27||37||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 15||62||N 24||54|
||26||42||30%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 6||54||NE 12||26|
||27||37||80%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 10||65||N 17||47|
||25||41||80%||1-5mm||Nil||E 13||31||NE 11||14|
||28||38||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 13||55||NNW 25||51|
||27||42||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 11||40||ENE 13||21|
||28||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 15||71||N 27||60|
||27||40||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 16||57||N 24||44|
||26||39||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 16||38||ENE 14||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.