West Coast Weather
West Coast Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower early this morning. The chance of morning fog. The chance of a thunderstorm early this morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
Friday Areas of fog and frost in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending NE in the late afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h turning N 30 to 45 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain south of Streaky Bay, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
West Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||20||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 11||84||WNW 16||54|
||7||17||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 11||100||WNW 17||72|
||8||20||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 14||80||NW 16||50|
||6||21||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 13||81||NNW 18||43|
||8||19||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 16||80||NW 16||52|
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.
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.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.