Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending NW/SW in the early afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the far southwest coast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 26||52||SSE 30||33|
||13||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 25||78||SSE 18||42|
||9||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 19||46||SE 14||18|
||6||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 18||38||SSW 15||15|
||7||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 15||60||S 11||30|
||7||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 14||66||SSE 13||28|
||6||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 8||72||SSW 6||35|
Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.
Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.