Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Thursday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning south to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the morning and early afternoon with possible hail. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots tending westerly in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the day then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 22:01 EDT
17:37 EDT North western New South Wales is in the grip of one of the worst droughts on record, less than two years after the area was covered in floodwaters.