Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the southeast suburbs, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 20 to 25 km/h turning W 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h. Possible rainfall: 0 to 0. 4 mm Chance of any rain: 30%.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely later morning and during the afternoon. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Possible rainfall: 1 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 80%.
Friday Cloudy. Patchy morning fog. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and clearing in the afternoon. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog about the nearby hills. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds becoming N 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.
Melbourne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||14||80%||1-5mm||Slight||N 15||79||N 20||57|
||7||13||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 15||82||N 19||62|
||7||15||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 19||77||N 26||51|
||6||14||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 14||79||N 26||54|
||4||9||80%||1-5mm||Slight||N 4||82||N 8||66|
||5||14||90%||1-5mm||Slight||N 8||81||N 14||50|
||5||14||80%||1-5mm||Slight||N 19||73||N 26||46|
||5||14||80%||1-5mm||Slight||N 9||91||N 17||56|
||6||15||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 15||78||N 23||50|
||3||14||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||N 7||87||N 17||55|
Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.
Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.