NW Pastoral Weather
NW Pastoral Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog south of Woomera early this morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22.
Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the far west in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h shifting S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Woomera, most likely in the morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
NW Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||18||10%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 7||72||NNW 10||37|
||7||19||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 17||61||N 17||35|
||6||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 15||64||NNE 16||26|
||9||18||50%||-||Nil||NNE 7||63||NNW 13||39|
||4||18||10%||< 1mm||Slight||E 6||66||NNW 11||34|
||4||19||30%||< 1mm||Slight||NE 9||63||NNW 14||33|
||6||17||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 8||73||N 13||31|
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.