The predicted severe thunderstorm for Shepparton did not eventuate on Saturday.DARREN LINTON December 17, 2012 4:17am
A severe thunderstorm warning for strong winds and large hail stones fizzled on Saturday evening with not a drop of rain falling in the Shepparton region.
The forecast storms formed to the south-east of Shepparton and the region, but there were wind gusts of about 50
Lake Eildon received the highest rainfall in the region with 27
Shepparton has recorded only 12.2
The daytime temperature plummeted with the change, dropping to the low 20s, but more warm weather is on the way in the lead-up to Christmas. It is still at the outer limits of forecasting, but the Weather Channel is predicting a scorcher.
While the rest of this week will be mild in summer terms, the temperature will climb above 30°C by Saturday and will keep rising, reaching 39°C on Christmas Eve and 40°C on Christmas Day.
A single-storey weatherboard house in Doyles Rd, Shepparton was gutted by fire on Saturday.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
Success at the regional schools soccer competition has earned the Echuca Primary School (208) girls side a spot at state games on Wednesday.
Julie Sands and Sheridan Clark have been kept busy, visiting Rochester recently yo dispense free coats to residents.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram school students take their books to the streets, dressing up for Community Reading Day.
Public interest to determine Deniliquin Town Hall refurbishment.
Milk co-operative, Murray Goulburn has posted a record financial result, recording an after tax profit of $29 million.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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