Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Gusty winds with thunderstorms during this afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 42.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending E/SE during the evening.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||E 22||34||ESE 23||21|
||19||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 24||30||SE 21||18|
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".