Upper Western Weather
Upper Western Forecast
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the southwest early this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the southeast in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of showers in the southeast in the evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Upper Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||12||5%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 22||78||WSW 28||50|
||4||13||5%||< 1mm||Slight||W 23||72||WSW 27||47|
||4||10||30%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 25||76||WSW 28||51|
||2||13||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 19||84||WSW 29||45|
||6||13||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 22||71||SW 29||42|
||4||14||20%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 23||70||WSW 27||42|
||4||13||20%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 28||75||SW 30||42|
||3||14||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 27||79||SW 31||44|
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.
Over the last week, much of the southeast has been treated to cold, cloud-free nights with light winds.