Central Wheatbelt Weather
Central Wheatbelt Forecast
Thursday Mostly clear. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the far southwest in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Gusty winds in the SW in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning with gusty winds. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the day.
Sunday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Monday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
Central Wheatbelt Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||22||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NNE 25||56||N 30||30|
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.