Monday barely reached 14 degrees, today Ballarat is heading for a top of 26 degrees.
While our city's variation in weather puts Melbourne's "four seasons in a day" tag to shame, we don't always get the best of it.
Along with our lovely warm sun today comes wind - a lot of it.
The Bureau of Meteorology predicts winds of up to 55km/h in the middle part of today.
Police are today investigating whether fatigue was a factor in a two-vehicle smash west of Beaufort yesterday.
An Adelaide man was airlifted to The Alfred hospital after the car he was driving and a semi trailer collided on the Western Highway at Buangor.
Ballarat State Emergency Service volunteers have warned residents to be vigilant ahead of today's expected strong winds.
The SES say loose items should be secured and warn that any objects not fixed to the ground, such as trampolines, could become flying missiles in heavy winds.
For assistance from the SES due to a flood or storm, call 132500.
Ballarat City Fire Briagade had no call outs overnight, but volunteer brigades from the region were busy over the past 24 hours.
Brigades attended the crash at Buangor yesterday, assisting to clear the scene of debris and were among the first to arrive.
There was also a number of false alarms for volunteer brigades yesterday in and around Ballarat.
An air ambulance was sent to Buangor yesterday to transport a man to Melbourne following the crash on the Western Freeway.
No trauma cases were reported from overnight.
Coaches continue to replace trains as part of regional rail link track works.
Coaches will run instead of trains on the Ballarat line until October 12 and Vline have advised an extra 45 minutes should be allocated for trips to Melbourne.