Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW in the middle of the day then tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||41||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 14||13||E 13||9|
||21||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 22||23||SW 12||15|
||22||38||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 15||10||NNW 18||7|
||23||35||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 14||21||WNW 18||17|
A new temperature record will be set in Hobart on Thursday if the mercury hits 29 degrees Celsius, which meteorologists say is likely, with a top of 30 degrees forecast.
Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.