NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers on the southern slopes, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 17.
Friday Partly cloudy. Fog in the early morning. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly on the slopes. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost on the southern slopes. Light winds.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||16||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 19||86||WSW 21||55|
||7||15||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 16||85||WSW 19||55|
||6||14||70%||< 1mm||Nil||W 16||89||W 17||57|
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.