Tuesday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the far southwest coast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then turning SE 20 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Sunny. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southeast. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||23||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 31||50||SE 34||40|
||11||22||60%||< 1mm||Nil||E 36||70||ESE 29||44|
||8||23||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 28||47||E 28||26|
||4||16||30%||< 1mm||Slight||E 23||57||E 25||35|
||4||17||30%||< 1mm||Slight||E 21||70||E 25||35|
||5||20||30%||1-5mm||Nil||E 26||62||E 27||29|
|Frost then sunny
||5||18||10%||< 1mm||Slight||E 17||70||E 21||35|
There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.