Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms about the ranges during the afternoon and early evening. Only the slight (30%) chance of showers and thunderstorms elsewhere. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s. Low-Moderate.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the south in the early morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h with coastal afternoon seabreezes to 20 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h shifting S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Monday Cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the east. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||20||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 5||68||S 7||49|
||6||24||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 7||75||SE 16||36|
||3||23||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||NE 10||81||NNW 17||35|
||6||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 1||76||S 8||44|
||6||23||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 3||80||SE 11||38|
||8||18||10%||< 1mm||Nil||E 2||81||SSE 7||59|
||8||19||10%||< 1mm||Nil||E 2||82||S 7||56|
||4||24||10%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 4||77||SSE 8||34|
||5||20||30%||< 1mm||Slight||E 2||91||S 8||53|
The last few nights have brought a spectacular light show to Tasmania, southern Victoria and New Zealand, with the potential for more to come over the next few weeks.
Grantham floods inquiry: Denis Wagner considers legal options after report finds quarry impact 'insignificant'
The former owner of the Grantham quarry is considering his legal options after an inquiry found it did not contribute to the town's deadly 2011 floods.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has ruled the Grantham quarry played little role in the deadly 2011 flood and its owners were unjustly blamed.