Thursday Partly cloudy. Patches of frost and the chance of fog south of Hawker this morning. High (70%) chance of showers north of Hawker, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 17.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Areas of morning fog south of Hawker. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog south of Hawker. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain developing in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N 30 to 45 km/h.
Flinders Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||1||15||5%||1-5mm||High||SE 6||63||S 9||51|
||4||18||70%||< 1mm||Slight||SSE 7||80||S 22||45|
||3||13||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SE 8||70||S 11||49|
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
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.
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.