Warnings of thunderstorms, with heavy rain and the chance of flash flooding have been issued for Wagga on Thursday.
By 3pm on Wednesday, just 0.8mm of rain had fallen, but the Bureau of Meteorology is predicting that showers and thunderstorms will be over the region until at least Monday.
Friday and Saturday are expected to be somewhat drier, with falls of up to two millimetres, but the chances of rain will improve again by Sunday, when there is a 50 per cent chance of up to eight millimetres.
There is a similar chance of up to 15mm in Wagga on Monday.
The latest drought indicator maps from the Department of Primary Industries show the Wagga local government area is considered to be a mix of areas that are in drought or are drought-affected.
The Snowy Valleys area, which has been devastated by bushfire in recent weeks, is also considered to be a mix of areas in drought or drought-affected.
According to the bureau, Thursday has a 90 per cent chance of up to 15mm of rain falling at Tumut, with Monday given a 70 per cent chance of up to 20mm.
At Tumbarumba, there is a 95 per cent chance of seeing between five and 15 millimetres of rain on Thursday.