Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 55 km/h and tending NW from late morning, ahead of a W/SW 25 to 40 km/h change in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30. Severe.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the early morning. Winds W/SW 30 to 45 km/h.
Friday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Otways until evening. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h tending SW during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Otways until evening. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||28||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 20||55||SW 25||31|
||10||25||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SW 25||57||WSW 25||29|
||12||23||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 12||61||SW 17||46|
||12||27||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 14||60||SW 18||36|
||12||19||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 12||83||WSW 17||68|
||14||21||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 13||73||WSW 17||62|
||12||26||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 16||51||WSW 18||29|
||11||22||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 12||77||WSW 16||58|
The drying effect of El Nino is restricting irrigation in northern Tasmania.
Extreme heat has been affecting New South Wales again this week just ahead of a cooler change.
The fruit industry will ask consumers to lower their expectations on fruit quality this season.