Thursday Sunny. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
Friday Partly cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the evening. Gusty winds. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning W/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm until the evening. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning SW during the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||16||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NNW 2||85||NNW 16||75|
||3||16||90%||5-10mm||Moderate||N 1||89||NW 10||72|
||7||16||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NNW 6||85||NNW 18||70|
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
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.