Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Wednesday 12 March 2014.
A cold front and associated trough will move across southern and central New South Wales into Thursday. The trough will weaken during Friday as another cold cold front/trough system approaches from the west. This system is expected to reach the northeast of the state on Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting east to southeasterly in the evening.
Thursday 13 March
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers about the Blue Mountains, extending throughout from the early afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms from afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.
- Fire Danger
- Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
- Greater Sydney Region: Low-Moderate
- Illawarra/Shoalhaven: Low-Moderate
- Southern Ranges: Low-Moderate
- Central Ranges: Low-Moderate
- North Western: High
UV Alert from 9:50 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Friday 14 March
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms from the late morning until evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.
Saturday 15 March
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.
Sunday 16 March
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms, becoming less likely during the evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then turning west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 29.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Thursday.