Central Tablelands

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Forecast issued at 5:17 am EST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.

Weather Situation

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]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Orange 9
Showers. Mudgee 15
Showers. Bathurst 12
Showers. Lithgow 11
Showers. Becoming windy. Katoomba 10
Showers. Springwood 15

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.

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