Thursday Sunny. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 28.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the far southwest coast in the late afternoon and evening. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h shifting W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before turning S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the far southwest coast. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 21||35||NW 14||31|
||7||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 28||51||ENE 16||21|
||6||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 26||59||ENE 20||28|
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.