Central Tablelands Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 11 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is moving east, slowly, while an inland trough deepens in the northeast over the next couple of days. The next cold front is expected to cross the state on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers about the Blue Mountains, becoming less likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Monday 12 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning north to northwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

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

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower or storm. Orange 11 26
Possible shower or storm. Mudgee 14 30
Shower or two. Possible storm. Bathurst 12 29
Shower or two. Possible storm. Lithgow 12 26
Shower or two. Possible storm. Katoomba 14 26
Possible shower or storm. Springwood 17 30

Tuesday 13 December

Mostly sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the middle of the day then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Wednesday 14 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending westerly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

Thursday 15 December

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 27.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Monday.

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