Central Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:16 am EDT on Wednesday 28 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough over inland New South Wales is moving further west and weakening as a high pressure system moves towards Tasmania extending a ridge along the coast. Another trough is expected to deepen offshore during Thursday with a low developing in it over the southwestern Tasman Sea while a weak ridge persist across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west during this afternoon and early evening. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 23.

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: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Orange 20
Showers. Mudgee 23
Showers. Bathurst 20
Showers. Lithgow 17
Showers. Katoomba 16
Showers. Springwood 21

Thursday 29 January

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

Friday 30 January

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Saturday 31 January

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Wednesday.

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