South West Weather
South West Forecast
Friday Areas of fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Becoming mostly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Otways and along the coast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 12.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h turning NE during the morning.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||15||30%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 29||79||NW 33||64|
||4||14||30%||< 1mm||Slight||NNW 28||90||NW 36||66|
||2||9||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 18||91||NNW 19||75|
||3||13||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 23||86||NNW 27||59|
||3||14||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 18||89||NW 24||60|
||6||15||40%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 22||81||NNW 28||63|
||6||15||40%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 25||90||NW 30||66|
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.