Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Friday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the west during this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||23||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NNE 20||60||NNW 30||53|
||9||25||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNE 20||58||NNW 24||27|
||10||25||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNE 25||39||NNW 27||27|
||16||23||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NNW 25||71||NNW 35||70|
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.