W & S Gippsland Weather
W & S Gippsland Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm and local hail in the east until early evening. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost about the ranges in the morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres, contracting above 1300 metres during the day. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near Wilsons Promontory in the morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
W & S Gippsland Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||13||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 14||88||WNW 21||58|
||-3||1||30%||< 1mm||Severe||WNW 10||98||W 10||83|
||2||15||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 15||83||W 22||55|
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.