Thursday Mostly clear. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning N 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, with gusty winds in the morning and early afternoon. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W 30 to 45 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Monday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||20||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 24||49||N 22||26|
||5||21||20%||< 1mm||Slight||NE 26||41||N 18||21|
||6||22||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 25||38||N 17||19|
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.