Good morning south-west - June 17, 2014

Good morning south-west! Tuesday is here and we've got you covered for the latest news.

Weather

Today's south-west weather will be partly cloudy with patchy morning fog inland. Expect isolated light showers contracting to the coast during the afternoon and clearing in the evening. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h will become light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14.

Check your seven-day forecast here: Warrnambool  Port Fairy  Hamilton  Portland  Mortlake  Colac

Morning news

A young man who allegedly held two teenagers at knifepoint has blamed his actions on the drug ice.

The first southern right whale calf of the season has been spotted at Portland.

South-west victoria is facing its most damaging youth unemployment crisis in a generation. Read more in this link:

In sport, the race to the HFNL finals has been busted wide open.

Know of something interesting happening in the south-west today? Let us know on Twitter (@WboolStandard), Facebook, email editor@thestandard.com.au, text 04 2784 2029, or call 5563 1800.

Pic of the day

Warrnambool Telstra business centre manager Andrew Baudinette shares some fun with youngsters (from left) Will Matthews, 6, Safiyyah Gainey, 6, and Daveigh Brown, 10.

Warrnambool Telstra business centre manager Andrew Baudinette shares some fun with youngsters (from left) Will Matthews, 6, Safiyyah Gainey, 6, and Daveigh Brown, 10.

Read the story: $1200 grant for after-school program makes Telstra king of the kids

Birthdays

If today is your birthday you share the date with musician Barry Manilow (1943), actor Greg Kinnear (1963), actor Will Forte (1970), US tennis champion Venus Williams (1980), Australian cricket all-rounder Shane Watson (1981), 

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