Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far south. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the far south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h before dawn.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||13||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 16||82||W 10||73|
||8||16||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 16||66||W 10||51|
||6||16||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 12||69||WNW 16||53|
||3||8||90%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 22||98||W 22||96|
||5||11||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 10||98||WNW 10||90|
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.