Forecast updated at 8:35 am EST on Sunday 19 April 2015.
A strong upper trough and its associated cloud and patchy rain band will move eastwards across the south of the state during Sunday and Monday, before clearing off the southeast coast during Monday afternoon. A strengthening high pressure system in the Great Australian Bight will push cold, dry air across western Queensland on Monday and across most of the state from Tuesday onwards.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the late afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 8:50 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Monday 20 April
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 28.
Tuesday 21 April
Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Wednesday 22 April
Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Sunday.