Today: An exceptionally hot and sunny day for most, although the southeasterly breeze will keep coastal areas a little cooler. However, showers may develop during the afternoon, these becoming heavy and locally thundery during the evening. Maximum temperature 38 deg C (100 deg F).
Tonight: Generally dry, largely clear and feeling fresher in the west but warm and humid with thundery showers in the east, initially heavy with a risk of hail. Becoming dry later. Minimum temperature 17 deg C (63 deg F).
Friday: Another hot, muggy day on Friday, particularly in eastern parts, with scattered showers developing during the day. Some of the showers may become thundery later. Fresher in the west. Maximum temperature 30 deg C (86 deg F).
Outlook for Saturday to Monday: Much cooler and cloudier with prolonged rain or showers on Saturday and Sunday, heavy and possibly thundery at times. Dry and bright on Monday, perhaps sunny.