Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the late afternoon and evening. Gusty winds in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NE 20 to 25 km/h turning NW 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon then tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later in the day. Possible hail in the south in the morning and early afternoon. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning SW early in the morning.
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 SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
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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.