Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the east in the early morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible near the Yarra Valley. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||11||80%||5-10mm||Nil||SSW 26||82||SW 26||72|
||5||12||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WSW 20||92||WSW 29||68|
||1||7||80%||1-5mm||High||WSW 23||100||WSW 28||82|
||7||12||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 18||88||WSW 22||64|
||6||12||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 18||89||SW 24||67|
||7||12||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 25||93||WSW 28||69|
||8||12||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 24||82||WSW 26||69|
||5||10||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 17||87||WSW 20||71|
||7||11||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 22||94||WSW 24||75|
Origin Game III, the decider, is on tonight at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
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.