Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW in the middle of the day then tending S/SW in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the southwest, most likely at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Heavy falls possible in the west. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Heavy falls possible near the eastern border. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Murraylands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||34||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 22||42||ENE 16||19|
||17||35||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 19||41||NE 19||22|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.