Central Tablelands Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EST on Tuesday 28 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system south of the Bight is slowly moving east and extending a ridge across southeastern Australia. During Thursday a low pressure trough will develop over northeastern New South Wales as the high moves east across the southern Tasman Sea and the ridge weakens. The trough is expected to move offshore during Friday and deepen into a low off the north coast before moving away from the coast on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Light winds.

Wednesday 29 April

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers on and east of the ranges, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Areas of fog in the early morning. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 20.

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 9:50 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Orange 4 15
Possible shower. Mudgee 7 19
Shower or two. Bathurst 5 17
Shower or two. Lithgow 5 14
Showers. Katoomba 6 13
Showers. Springwood 10 17

Thursday 30 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Friday 1 May

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Saturday 2 May

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.

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