Thursday Partly cloudy. Showers developing around midday then clearing at night, falling as snow above 1200 metres. The chance of thunderstorms with hail from around midday until this evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW in the middle of the day then shifting S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 20. Low-Moderate.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h before dawn.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Areas of rain until evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 15||45||W 31||58|
||8||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 16||44||W 17||53|
||4||20||5%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 11||41||W 22||54|
17:37 EDT North western New South Wales is in the grip of one of the worst droughts on record, less than two years after the area was covered in floodwaters.