Central West Slopes and Plains

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 16 July 2019.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge to southern Queensland while a number of cold fronts have clipped southeastern parts of New South Wales as they move east from the Southern Ocean to the Tasman Sea. The next cold front is expected to the brush the southeast on Wednesday. By Thursday the high pressure system will be centred over the northern inland of New South Wales, with another, weaker cold front expected to clip the far southeast during Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Wednesday 17 July

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the southern slopes. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.

Sun protection 10:40am to 1:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloudy. Dubbo 4 14
Cloudy. Parkes 3 12

Thursday 18 July

Mostly sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

Friday 19 July

The chance of morning fog. Areas of morning frost in the north. Mostly sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus e and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Saturday 20 July

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

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

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