Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain or snow, becoming less likely later tonight. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. High (80%) chance of showers or snow in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning N/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning. Possible hail in the late morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then tending NW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then turning W 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.
Monday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of snow showers, most likely in the morning. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||-1||5||90%||10-20mm||Severe||WNW 9||88||NW 16||72|
||-2||4||90%||10-20mm||Severe||W 16||98||NW 23||84|
||-5||2||90%||5-10mm||Severe||W 13||95||NW 23||78|
||-2||7||90%||-||Severe||W 17||88||NW 23||67|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.