South West Weather
South West Forecast
Saturday Cloudy. Patches of light frost about the ranges early this morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. Patchy morning fog near the Grampians. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 13.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The risk of thunderstorms in the southwest. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Tuesday Patchy morning fog inland. Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||10||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 12||92||NW 14||86|
||8||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 23||91||WNW 25||80|
||8||13||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 30||90||WNW 26||86|
||5||13||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 13||94||NW 13||84|
||5||12||60%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 26||80||NW 26||77|
||2||6||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 16||81||WNW 12||93|
||4||11||70%||< 1mm||Slight||NNW 18||96||NW 20||87|
||3||10||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 12||91||NW 14||92|
||4||12||80%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 17||100||NW 19||92|
||7||13||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 24||94||WNW 23||86|
||7||13||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 15||96||WNW 20||85|
||7||13||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 23||93||WNW 24||83|
||4||9||60%||-||Slight||NW 20||100||WNW 18||100|
Agriculture white paper: Drought relief, dams key focus of Coalition's blueprint for rural Australia
More money for dams, extra drought relief and measures to boost the returns to farmers from sales at home and abroad are part of the Federal Government's long-awaited blueprint for agriculture.
Following a strong cold front which swept over southeastern parts of the nation yesterday, cool air settled under clear skies over parts of the sunshine state.
The Federal Government's White Paper on the Competitiveness of Australia's agriculture sector, to be released on the weekend, will drive long-term agricultural policies.