Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Thursday Mostly clear. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. Patches of light morning frost. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Saturday Fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the far east. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the South Australian border, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||20||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 14||83||NW 19||51|
||12||21||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 16||99||NNW 14||75|
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.