Wednesday Winds through most parts. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms. Gusty winds and heavy falls possible with thunderstorms. Winds E/NE 30 to 45 km/h tending NW/NE 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 41.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning and afternoon. Gusty winds in the E in the afternoon. Winds E/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/NE early in the morning then tending NW/SW in the middle of the day.
Friday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then turning S/SW during the day.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the far southwest coast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 30 to 45 km/h during the morning.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 35||42||SSW 36||43|
||14||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 19||41||SW 19||19|
||14||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 18||44||WSW 24||21|
For the last four years Central Australia's Elkedra cattle station has received around half its average annual rainfall or only 150 millimetres each year.
Central Victorian regions battle hot, dry spring with Bendigo, Castlemaine setting record temperatures
Figures from the weather bureau show parts of central Victoria endured one of the driest springs on record.
It may officially be summer, but it felt a lot like winter across Victoria as temperatures dropped and light snow settling in the Alps.