Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers or snow, with gusty winds and possible hail tonight. Winds NW 30 to 40 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of snow showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon with gusty winds. Possible hail. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium (60%) chance of showers or snow in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west in the morning. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||0||5||80%||1-5mm||High||NNW 7||97||NNW 10||72|
||0||5||60%||1-5mm||High||SW 15||94||SW 14||81|
|Rain and snow
||-1||3||60%||1-5mm||Severe||N 19||100||NNW 19||78|
||1||8||70%||-||High||SW 16||84||SW 16||72|
Drought concessional loan scheme to be re-opened within days, says Federal Government drought coordinator
A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia, says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.
Emergency workers have launched another rescue operation for people stranded in heavy snow, this time for 10 people snowed in at Lake Dobson in Mount Field National Park, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart.
Winter isn't over as yet! New South Wales just shivered through an unusually cold night.