Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h shifting SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 14.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds N/NW 20 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Sunday Cloudy. Morning fog in the north. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Wimmera Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||12||90%||1-5mm||Slight||N 18||78||NW 23||66|
||4||13||90%||1-5mm||Slight||N 23||78||NW 31||54|
||2||13||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||N 21||79||NW 22||60|
||5||13||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 22||83||NW 27||55|
||4||11||90%||1-5mm||Slight||N 20||77||NNW 23||65|
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.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.