Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Gusty winds in the afternoon. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Monday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||16||40%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 11||86||WSW 18||67|
||6||15||40%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 5||89||WSW 13||66|
||9||16||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 14||85||SW 19||65|
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.