Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 5 and 10.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west in the morning. Near zero chance of showers elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon, and NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW during the morning then becoming light in the afternoon.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||1||8||90%||1-5mm||High||WNW 9||90||WNW 11||81|
|Snow tending to rain
||-3||6||50%||< 1mm||Severe||WNW 17||91||WNW 22||79|
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.