MORE rain is expected for the rest of the week, which is good news for crop farmers across the Wimmera.
Bureau of Meteorology's senior meteorologist Matthew Thomas said to expect some strong winds across Victoria.
"A cold front will move over Victoria on Wednesday, and that will see northerly winds increase," he said.
The winds will peak in the Alpine areas in the eastern of the state late Wednesday afternoon.
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"We'll see some rain through Wednesday, Thursday and Friday," Mr Thomas said.
"On Wednesday we'll see a north-westerly cloud band move through the west of the state."
Rainfall will pick up for western Victoria on Thursday.
The western part of the state could get between 15 to 25mm of rain.
The forecast for Ararat for Wednesday, June 23 is a 95 per cent chance of rain, about 8 to 15mm of rain are expected. The overnight low will be 8°C with a top of 12°C.
On Thursday, June 24, there is a 95 per cent chance of rain with about 5 to 8mm expected. A thunderstorm is also predicted for the late afternoon. The overnight low is expected to be 7°C, with a top of 12°C during the day.
For Friday, June 25, there is a 95 per cent chance of rain with 3 to 6mm expected. It will drop to 7°C overnight with a top of 13°C.
Rain is also expected over the weekend, with an 40 per cent chance of rain on Saturday, with an expected 0 to 1mm and a 70 per cent chance on Sunday with 1 to 3mm. A much drier weekend ahead.
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