Tuesday Light coastal showers developing. Extremely hot in the west.
Wednesday Strong easterly winds inland areas and north east. Isolated showers Top End. Very hot throughout.
Thursday Hot to very hot throughout. Showers in the northwest Top End, dry elsewhere.
Friday Hot throughout, particularly south. A few showers and thunderstorms about the far N.
Saturday Moist easterly winds about the Top End. Light winds and mostly dry elsewhere.
17:37 EDT Much of western New South Wales has begun a heat wave, reaching at least five degrees above average for at least five days, averaging a maximum of 35 degrees or more.