Central Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Friday 18 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system around Bass Strait is moving east while a trough of low pressure over central Australia is approaching the far west of the state. This trough of low pressure will cross the western half of the state on Saturday before weakening on Sunday, bringing unsettled weather during the weekend, particularly to the west of the Divide. Then another front looks set to cross the southern and western parts of the state on Monday, bringing a return of unsettled weather, mainly to the southern and central ranges inland.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower on and east of the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Saturday 19 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Blue Mountains, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

Fire Danger
Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
Illawarra/Shoalhaven: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:00am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Orange 8 19
Partly cloudy. Mudgee 10 23
Partly cloudy. Bathurst 9 21
Shower or two. Lithgow 9 18
Shower or two. Katoomba 10 17
Shower or two. Springwood 14 21

Sunday 20 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.

Monday 21 September

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. A thunderstorm likely in the afternoon and evening, possibly severe. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Tuesday 22 September

Medium (50%) chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm, most likely in the morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 23.

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

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