Northwesterly 20/25 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots in the late morning and easing to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres. Weather: Scattered thunderstorms with gusty winds. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 10/15 knots tending south to southwesterly before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Fri 04:00 WST
09:23 EST The Mansfield Shire Council says an amendment to the municipality's flood planning scheme will ensure landowners and developers are better protected against flood.