Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Monday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Riverina Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||11||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNW 4||100||WNW 15||68|
||4||12||80%||< 1mm||Slight||E 6||94||W 10||74|
||4||12||50%||< 1mm||Slight||ESE 6||96||W 12||72|
||7||12||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 9||100||SSW 16||74|
||6||12||50%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 6||98||SW 11||77|
||6||16||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 10||95||SW 12||73|
||7||11||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 6||84||W 8||72|
||8||13||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 8||92||SW 11||79|
||2||12||50%||< 1mm||Moderate||E 6||99||W 11||73|
||7||11||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 6||100||SW 15||72|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.