Central Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Monday 19 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the New South Wales coast. This ridge will weaken as over the next day or two as a trough approaches New South Wales from the west and enters the far west of the state on Tuesday. Showers and thunderstorms are expected with the trough on Tuesday and Wednesday as it moves eastward through the state. This trough will be followed by a strong cold front, which will sweep through New South Wales during Thursday, continuing shower and thunderstorm activity for most areas.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 26.

Fire Danger
Greater Hunter: High
Greater Sydney Region: Low-Moderate
Illawarra/Shoalhaven: Low-Moderate
Southern Ranges: High
Central Ranges: Low-Moderate
North Western: High

Sun protection 8:40am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Orange 22
Partly cloudy. Mudgee 26
Partly cloudy. Bathurst 24
Partly cloudy. Lithgow 19
Partly cloudy. Katoomba 19
Partly cloudy. Springwood 23

Tuesday 20 November

Mostly sunny morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming northerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Wednesday 21 November

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

Thursday 22 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.

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