W & S Gippsland Weather
W & S Gippsland Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost about the ranges early this morning. Patchy fog early this morning. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon and falling as snow above 800 metres. The chance of hail and thunder in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 13.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the early morning. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 900 metres increasing to 1200 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near Wilsons Promontory in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
W & S Gippsland Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||12||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||W 14||91||WSW 21||66|
||-3||-2||90%||1-5mm||Severe||W 10||100||WSW 11||100|
||2||13||80%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 16||87||WSW 24||62|
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.
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.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.