NW Pastoral Weather
NW Pastoral Forecast
Thursday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower east of Stuart Highway early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Coober Pedy early this evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Sunny. The chance of morning fog west of Coober Pedy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h turning N 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 30 to 45 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the evening.
NW Pastoral Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||19||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SSE 15||60||SE 9||30|
|Frost then sunny
||2||17||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSE 11||61||E 13||34|
||3||19||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSE 10||59||-||-|
||3||19||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SE 8||66||ESE 5||28|
||5||18||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SSE 13||60||NNE 6||26|
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.