Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the late afternoon and evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 15.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost about higher ground in the morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||23||70%||< 1mm||Nil||N 14||70||N 22||62|
||7||16||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 17||87||NNW 24||66|
||11||21||60%||< 1mm||Nil||N 18||70||N 21||55|
||14||21||70%||< 1mm||Nil||N 17||64||N 22||67|
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.