NE Pastoral Weather
NE Pastoral Forecast
Thursday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms likely. Showers and thunderstorms heavy at times south of Leigh Creek later tonight. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning N in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 39 to 44.
Friday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible near the eastern border. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Leigh Creek in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Leigh Creek. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE during the morning.
Sunday Very hot, humid and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Oodnadatta in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Oodnadatta in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending E/SE during the evening.
NE Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||42||10%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 16||29||NNW 15||25|
||28||43||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 19||35||NNW 13||24|
||29||43||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 18||35||N 7||23|
||30||42||90%||5-10mm||Nil||N 16||42||NW 12||29|
||22||40||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 12||40||NNW 16||21|
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.
Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.
As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.