NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Wednesday Sunny. Areas of fog and frost on the slopes early this morning. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 19.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Areas of fog and frost in the south in the morning. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h turning N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the day then turning W 20 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||0||7||60%||-||High||WNW 21||100||W 24||71|
||1||9||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 20||87||WNW 22||57|
||4||13||40%||< 1mm||Slight||W 21||71||W 25||48|
||2||10||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 20||83||WNW 23||57|
||4||12||30%||< 1mm||Slight||NNW 23||73||W 30||51|
||5||14||40%||< 1mm||Nil||W 21||66||W 26||43|
||3||11||70%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 21||84||W 27||53|
|Frost then sunny
||1||11||60%||1-5mm||High||W 21||86||W 24||52|
||1||9||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 20||83||WNW 23||58|
||1||10||70%||1-5mm||High||NW 22||85||WNW 28||47|
||4||13||40%||< 1mm||Slight||W 22||72||W 26||49|
||-2||5||70%||5-10mm||Severe||WNW 23||100||WNW 25||72|
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.
Over the last week, much of the southeast has been treated to cold, cloud-free nights with light winds.