Around Ararat Today: September 1

Today is national Wattle Day and start of Asthma Awareness Week! 

Weather:

Cloudy. A band of rain clearing eastwards by early afternoon, but scattered showers to follow and falling as snow showers near the Grampians above 1100 metres tonight. The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning and possible hail tonight. Heading for a top of only 13 degrees today.

​Quote of the Day:

"We need a funding commitment ASAP as the current section is due for completion in early 2016." - Western Highway Action Committee Chairman and Northern Grampians Shire Mayor Kevin Erwin. See tomorrow's Ararat Advertiser for full story.

Pic of the Day:

Ararat gymnasts Avana, Charlotte and Hailey in the new club uniforms. See tomorrow's Ararat Advertiser for more details.

Ararat gymnasts Avana, Charlotte and Hailey in the new club uniforms. See tomorrow's Ararat Advertiser for more details.

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