Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the east this morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost in the morning. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Riverina Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||18||70%||5-10mm||Nil||E 7||77||NE 15||57|
||9||19||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 16||81||NE 18||57|
||7||18||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 14||77||NE 16||53|
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.