Upper Derwent Weather
Upper Derwent Forecast
Tuesday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s. High.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.
Thursday Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Upper Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 7||66||NNW 16||48|
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.
Total fire bans are in place for parts of South Australia and Victoria today as temperatures soar ahead of an approaching cool change.