Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Hawker early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Hawker early this evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. The chance of morning fog. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost, locally severe. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain south of Hawker in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h turning N 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Flinders Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||18||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 20||71||N 20||74|
||10||21||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 19||77||N 27||59|
||9||16||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 21||70||N 19||80|
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.