Forecast issued at 5:17 am EST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.
A trough and cold front will move through eastern New South Wales today with showers and a cooler southwest change associated. Cold upper level air will promote the development of a low pressure system over the western Tasman Sea today. The low is expected to deepen tonight and Wednesday and bring strong winds to the east and possibly gale-force winds to coastal areas. The low should move slowly away to the east Thursday and Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Cloudy. Rain areas tending to showers during the morning, then clearing tonight. Snow showers above 1100 metres later this afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning until this evening. Winds southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 16.
- 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 10:00 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Wednesday 3 September
Mostly sunny. The chance of isolated showers about the Blue Mountains. Patches of morning frost. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.
Thursday 4 September
Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog and frost. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.
Friday 5 September
Partly cloudy. High chance of showers about the Blue Mountains, medium chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Tuesday.