Upper Western Weather
Upper Western Forecast
Thursday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the South Australian border, becoming less likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Patchy morning frost. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Areas of fog in the southwest in the early morning. Light winds.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog in the east. Areas of morning frost in the east. Light winds becoming N/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Monday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h.
Upper Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||17||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||WSW 10||81||SW 20||40|
||4||15||5%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 13||74||SW 20||43|
||2||16||70%||< 1mm||Moderate||SE 2||77||SSW 12||46|
||5||18||50%||< 1mm||Slight||N 6||58||WSW 13||29|
||4||16||60%||< 1mm||Slight||SSW 5||70||SW 14||42|
||1||16||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 6||77||SW 18||42|
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
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.
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.