NE Pastoral Weather
NE Pastoral Forecast
Wednesday Mostly clear. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. The chance of morning fog south of Leigh Creek. High (80%) chance of rain north of Leigh Creek, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Leigh Creek from the late morning. Local heavy falls possible north of Leigh Creek. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain north of Leigh Creek, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Leigh Creek in the morning. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible north of Leigh Creek. Winds SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming SW 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Yunta in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
NE Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||18||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 13||73||WSW 21||45|
||7||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 16||68||WSW 22||41|
||8||20||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 15||69||WSW 17||42|
||8||19||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 9||72||SW 16||44|
||4||17||20%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 16||64||WSW 22||41|
The heaviest August rain in decades turned central Australia into an eerie place this week, causing waterfalls and thick fog.
Winter Wonderlights delivered a Christmas in July present to Ballarat tourism, with a 50 per cent increase in visitors to the region during the coldest month of the year.
An impending rain event scheduled for the opening days of spring continues the pattern of wet weather which has gripped eastern Australia during winter.