NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Patchy fog in the south in the early morning. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, with possible heavy falls. The chance of a thunderstorm on the northern plains from the late morning. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||20||90%||20-40mm||Nil||ESE 6||93||NE 5||86|
||12||21||80%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 12||92||NNE 14||67|
||12||19||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ENE 10||92||NE 12||80|
||10||20||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 7||89||N 10||70|
The heaviest August rain in decades turned central Australia into an eerie place this week, causing waterfalls and thick fog.
Winter Wonderlights delivered a Christmas in July present to Ballarat tourism, with a 50 per cent increase in visitors to the region during the coldest month of the year.
An impending rain event scheduled for the opening days of spring continues the pattern of wet weather which has gripped eastern Australia during winter.