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Next 48 hours in Ballarat

  Weather Temp Chance of rain Cloud cover Wind Dew point Humidity
Friday, January 19
9pm

Mostly clear 29°C 5% 43% icon
SSE 16km/h 9°C 28%
Saturday, January 20
12am

Mostly clear 22°C 6% 43% icon
SSE 17km/h 13°C 56%
3am

Mostly clear 18°C 17% 28% icon
SSE 17km/h 13°C 73%
6am

Mostly clear 16°C 16% 46% icon
SSE 16km/h 13°C 82%
9am

Mostly clear 21°C 5% 44% icon
SSE 17km/h 14°C 63%
12pm

Mostly clear 29°C 19% 45% icon
SE 16km/h 13°C 35%
3pm

Mostly cloudy 30°C 24% 66% icon
SSE 19km/h 11°C 30%
6pm

Mostly cloudy 28°C 16% 74% icon
SSE 19km/h 13°C 37%
9pm

Slight chance shower 21°C 45% 81% icon
SE 19km/h 13°C 60%
Sunday, January 21
12am

Mostly cloudy 19°C 17% 78% icon
SE 13km/h 15°C 75%
3am

Slight chance shower 19°C 38% 74% icon
ESE 11km/h 14°C 74%
6am

Slight chance shower 17°C 42% 63% icon
SSE 10km/h 14°C 81%
9am

Mostly cloudy 21°C 24% 55% icon
SE 11km/h 16°C 70%
12pm

Mostly cloudy 28°C 26% 53% icon
ESE 11km/h 15°C 44%
3pm

Mostly cloudy 31°C 29% 63% icon
NW 12km/h 13°C 34%
6pm

Mostly cloudy 30°C 23% 71% icon
SW 14km/h 14°C 37%
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Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

18:30 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, with temperatures in some areas already hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C as Victorians warned to take 'heat kills' warnings seriously

18:22 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.

SA heatwave will not affect power supply, Treasurer says, as TDU amateur cyclists ignore warnings

17:55 EDT

The South Australian Government is not expecting to use the state's new backup diesel power generators despite temperatures well into the mid-40s forcing a tight power supply balance.