Darling Downs Weather
Darling Downs Forecast
Thursday Mostly clear. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog and areas of frost in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower over the Granite Belt in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Sunday Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Monday Sunny. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Darling Downs Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||18||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSW 16||61||SW 20||32|
|Frost then sunny
||3||16||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSW 11||67||SW 18||48|
||5||14||10%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 10||69||WSW 16||48|
||2||17||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSW 9||62||SW 17||35|
||2||17||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 15||63||WSW 22||35|
||-1||15||50%||< 1mm||Severe||SW 7||62||W 9||39|
||5||15||10%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 21||62||WSW 20||39|
||2||17||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 6||69||W 13||38|
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
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.
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.