South West Weather
South West Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the southeast. Slight (20%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 14.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers with possible hail. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds N/NW 20 to 25 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||12||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NE 13||92||N 19||65|
||8||14||70%||< 1mm||Nil||N 25||90||N 24||65|
||8||14||50%||< 1mm||Nil||N 21||84||N 20||64|
||6||14||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 15||90||N 18||60|
|Fog then sunny
||5||13||50%||< 1mm||Slight||NNW 20||89||N 26||60|
||3||6||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNE 18||93||NNE 16||83|
||5||13||70%||< 1mm||Slight||NNE 17||91||N 23||63|
||5||12||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NE 13||87||NNE 18||64|
||5||14||60%||< 1mm||Slight||NNE 15||100||N 20||69|
||7||15||70%||< 1mm||Nil||N 21||91||N 21||61|
||7||14||60%||< 1mm||Nil||N 16||90||N 20||64|
||7||14||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 20||95||N 24||63|
||3||11||50%||-||Moderate||N 16||100||NNW 16||69|
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.
Over the last week, much of the southeast has been treated to cold, cloud-free nights with light winds.