Good morning south-west! The weekend is so close you can smell it.
In the south-west today it will be partly cloudy with scattered showers developing from the west this morning and isolated thunderstorms possible over the west during the afternoon and early evening. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 13.
The Coast Guard and air ambulance are still searching for a professional fisherman after his boat was recovered yesterday.
The embargo has been lifted on our coverage of Oddball filming in Warrnambool, so now's time to catch up.
Read about the high cost of accommodation during the Port Fairy Folk Festival as an ongoing concern for patrons. Follow the link below:
The 2014 HFNL home-and-away season has reached its midpoint, so our sports team has rated each club's performance so far.
Pic of the day
Read the story: Savoy says farewell in old-fashioned style
If today is your birthday you share the date with baseball legend singer Lionel Richie (1949), actor John Goodman (1952), Aussie actress Nicole Kidman (1967), and guitarist Chet Atkins (1924).