Australian Chart Summary
Saturday - Latest
A high over the southeast is producing stable weather and allowing for a warm day. An unstable southerly flow is causing a few showers on the eastern seaboard. A cold front in the west is producing some gusty showers in WA's southwest.
Sunday 22:00 EST
A front and trough moving over VIC and TAS will generate heavy showers and cool gusty winds. Onshore winds directed by a high pressure ridge will bring a few showers to the coast of NSW and southern QLD. A heat trough in the Pilbara may generate the odd afternoon storm.
Monday 22:00 EST
A trough will shift east bringing a warm day to QLD followed by isolated showers and thunderstorms. Cool winds in the wake of a front will bring brisk showers to TAS and VIC, as well as snow to the Alps of NSW and VIC. A high pressure ridge will keep skies clear in the southwest.
Tuesday 22:00 EST
An inland trough over QLD will draw onshore winds, triggering a few afternoon thundery showers. Brisk onshore winds in the wake of a weakening front moving over the southeast will bring a few showers to VIC, southeastern SA and TAS. A ridge will keep the west and interior dry.
Wednesday 22:00 EST
A trough over northern QLD looks to trigger a few isolated showers and thunderstorms, most likely in the afternoon. A ridge of high pressure will keep skies mostly clear across the interior. A trough over the Pilbara will deepen due to a warming airmass.
Thursday 22:00 EST
A front looks to impact southwest WA, causing a showers and the odd storm. A trough associated with this front will draw warm air to southern WA. Moist onshore winds will generate showers and a few storms in eastern QLD and northeastern NSW.
Large portions of the east were shrouded in a foggy blanket in the early hours of the morning.
Recent wet weather and an in influx of thousands of tourists for the iconic Birdsville Races have lifted the spirits of graziers in Queensland's far south-west.