Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
Saturday Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
Sunday Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the east. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Monday Sunny. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 18||55||NE 15||31|
||4||24||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 11||61||-||-|
||6||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 14||65||ENE 12||36|
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.