The extreme heat which has been ongoing across a large part of Australia is resulting in peak afternoon temperatures between +45 and +48 °C locally. Latest model guidance indicate the heat will continue until Sunday when it finally weakens for a few degrees and pek values should not exceed 45 °C anymore.
Here is the latest GFS model run for day-to-day peak afternoon temperatures, starting tomorrow, Jan 23rd until Sunday, Jan 27th. While peak values are likely to reach 45-48 °C on all days, slightly lower temperatures seem to be experienced on Sunday and next week.
Stay tuned for aditional updates in he coming days!