Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of snow showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west during the morning and afternoon. Possible hail. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 4 and 9. Low-Moderate.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h for a time in the morning.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||16||80%||< 1mm||Slight||W 10||80||W 13||55|
||2||16||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 15||74||NW 21||51|
Another seven Queensland regions have been drought declared, including Townsville and the Burdekin region, which are in the usually wet areas of north Queensland.
Financial assistance is being offered to farmers impacted by a severe hail storm in October in northern New South Wales.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.