Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Wednesday 5 August 2015.
Fresh winds will return to many districts today as a cold front sweeps across the state, bringing a few showers to parts of the southern inland. Conditions are expected to ease during Thursday as the front moves away, with generally fine weather returning at the end of the week as a slow-moving high pressure system drifts across from the west. This high is forecast be the dominant feature in the region through the weekend, before the next frontal system arrives on Monday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. Snow flurries possible about higher parts in the south. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 12.
UV Alert from 11:10 am to 1:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Thursday 6 August
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost on and east of the ranges. Slight (20%) chance of rain. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming west to southwesterly and light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 12.
Friday 7 August
Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog in the south. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 4 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.
Saturday 8 August
Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the south. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.