Wednesday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost in the southeast. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the early morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then turning W/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.
Riverina Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||10||90%||10-20mm||Slight||NNE 12||100||NNW 19||80|
||5||13||90%||10-20mm||Nil||N 17||80||NW 20||69|
||5||12||90%||5-10mm||Slight||NNW 21||82||WNW 26||70|
||5||13||80%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 21||95||NW 28||57|
||4||13||90%||-||Slight||NNW 21||86||W 26||62|
||6||15||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 19||83||NW 27||50|
||8||12||90%||10-20mm||Nil||N 14||79||NNW 17||68|
||8||15||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 21||70||NW 26||58|
||5||12||90%||10-20mm||Slight||NNW 18||84||NW 23||72|
||5||12||90%||5-10mm||Slight||NE 19||95||NW 25||67|
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.