Northern Rivers Weather
Northern Rivers Forecast
Friday Mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 20.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S in the late morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog inland. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Monday Patchy morning fog. Mostly sunny day. Light winds.
Northern Rivers Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||19||60%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 14||63||S 17||52|
||5||20||50%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 10||61||SSE 9||32|
||5||20||20%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 8||62||SE 13||34|
||5||19||40%||1-5mm||Slight||WSW 9||72||SSE 14||41|
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.