Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm, possibly severe with damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding in the E. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far west in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||28||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 11||64||NNE 15||53|
||21||35||50%||1-5mm||Nil||N 17||50||NNW 17||33|
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.