Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far southwest in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far southwest in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h tending NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain in the far southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||15||10%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 13||74||ENE 13||43|
||5||17||5%||< 1mm||Slight||E 21||71||E 17||40|
||5||18||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 22||61||ENE 17||31|
||5||17||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 18||72||E 18||40|
||5||15||10%||< 1mm||Slight||E 6||85||ENE 6||56|
||5||20||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 26||57||ENE 20||24|
||2||20||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||ENE 24||68||ENE 21||26|
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.