Tuesday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the southeast early this morning. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the south in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the southeast in the morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Friday Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 28||36||ESE 23||22|
||7||18||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 21||60||ESE 20||35|
||5||18||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ESE 17||50||SE 16||27|
||5||17||50%||< 1mm||Slight||ESE 22||63||SE 21||40|
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.