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Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Areas of fog this morning, mainly in the north. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 13.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog and frost in the morning. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog near the Victorian border. Patches of morning frost near the Victorian border. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1400 metres. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

  • Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.

Issued Tue 05:15 EST

Southwest Slopes Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
15:00 EST
SE 4   12.5 5.1 12.5 61 3 0 -
16:00 EST
NW 7 11 10.5 5.3 9.8 70 2 0.0 1021.9
15:00 EST
WSW 4   9.6 6.7 9.6 82 1 0 -
16:00 EST
SSE 9 11 10.6 4.9 9.5 68 2 0.0 1021.4
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Hughenden students find their green thumbs in kitchen garden despite the drought

15:30 EST

There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.

Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan

15:29 EST

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.

Farmers want more Federal Government enticements to insure crops against natural disasters

12:17 EST

Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.