The dry weather the Coffs Coast has enjoyed for the past 30 days is due to come to an end this week with heavy rainfall forecast, particularly on Friday.
The dry weather the Coffs Coast has enjoyed for the past 30 days is due to come to an end this week with heavy rainfall forecast, particularly on Friday. john mccutcheon

Rain periods looming on the horizon for Coffs Coast

RAIN clouds are looming on the Coffs Coast with possibly heavy falls expected by Friday.

By Thursday night the Bureau of Meteorology is expecting a surface trough to deepen into a low pressure system off the Central Coast bringing widespread rainfall.

Coffs Harbour itself can expect a 90 per cent chance of rain over the next few days with between 40 and 80mm expected to fall on Friday.

The wet weather is likely to continue over the weekend before the sun rears its head again next week.

Residents across the region would have noticed the brisk overnight low temperatures in the single digits but slightly higher temperatures are forecast over the next week.

On May 20 Coffs Harbour's temperature went down to 4.9 degrees overnight, the lowest for the year, but still a few degrees higher than the lowest on record for May - 0.4 degrees on the same day in 1955.

The good news is that some respite from the rain is due on Monday with skies clearing gradually after the weather system's peak on Friday.



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