Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the northwest, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding in the far W in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 40.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers or a gusty thunderstorm in the west. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h turning N/NE 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW during the afternoon then tending NW/NE during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 30 to 45 km/h tending W/NW during the afternoon then tending NW/NE 25 to 40 km/h during the evening.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||37||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 11||32||NW 23||27|
||24||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 13||35||WNW 22||23|
A gusty cold front has brought entirely new weather to New South Wales in the last day, and even some late snow! Many a New South Welshman experienced a sweaty night's sleep last night after a hot day.
For the last four years Central Australia's Elkedra cattle station has received around half its average annual rainfall or only 150 millimetres each year.
Central Victorian regions battle hot, dry spring with Bendigo, Castlemaine setting record temperatures
Figures from the weather bureau show parts of central Victoria endured one of the driest springs on record.