Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.
A broad low pressure trough lies across NSW bringing bringing unsettled conditions to most districts. On Monday a stronger cold front with milder southerly winds behind will move through the west and southeast of the state during the day before weakening into a trough over the far northeast on Tuesday. Behind the front a high pressure system will move very slowly towards Tasmania strengthening a ridge throughout the state and generally stabilising conditions by the end of the weak, particularly over the inland.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly in the middle of the day then tending northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 30.
Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High
UV Alert from 8:40 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Tuesday 25 November
Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending westerly 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.
Wednesday 26 November
Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then shifting southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.
Thursday 27 November
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.