Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the east in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday Mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||30||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 26||74||SE 33||65|
||20||33||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 19||66||ESE 20||41|
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.