Central West Slopes and Plains

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia is the dominant synoptic feature in the region, promoting fine conditions over New South Wales. A fairly weak cold front looks set to arrive on the weekend as the the high decays, but is not expected to bring any significant rain. Following this, a new ridge is expected to extend across from the west at the start of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. Light winds.

Friday 23 June

Areas of fog in the early morning. Areas of frost in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Sun protection 11:50am to 12:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early frost. Mostly sunny. Dubbo 2 19
Partly cloudy. Parkes 1 16

Saturday 24 June

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the south. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Sunday 25 June

Cloudy. Areas of fog and frost on the southern slopes in the morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Monday 26 June

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the southern slopes, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

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

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