Thursday Clear. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and early evening. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the south coast. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Monday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the south coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning SE during the evening.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 19||53||S 28||37|
||10||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 14||46||S 18||27|
||12||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 22||48||S 28||44|
One year anniversary of destructive Brisbane hail storm; residents reminded to prepare for storm season
It is a year today since Brisbane was smashed by the worst hail storm in 30 years, one that left a trail of destruction and a damage bill of more than $1.3 billion.
Drought affected farmers and businesses in the Walgett Shire are getting a reprieve, with the Council agreeing to waive the interest on overdue rates.