Forbes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast updated at 6:09 am EDT on Saturday 5 December 2020.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Max 34
Showers. Possible storm.
Chance of any rain: 90%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Hot. Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, possibly severe. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.

Fire Danger
Central Ranges: High
North Western: Very High
Upper Central West Plains: Low-Moderate
Lower Central West Plains: Very High

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Dubbo 37
Showers. Possible storm. Parkes 33

Sunday 6 December

Summary
Min 14
Max 27
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower on the northern slopes in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 33.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Monday 7 December

Summary
Min 11
Max 26
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 32.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Tuesday 8 December

Summary
Min 9
Max 24
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Wednesday 9 December

Summary
Min 8
Max 27
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Thursday 10 December

Summary
Min 11
Max 31
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Friday 11 December

Summary
Min 14
Max 31
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 20%

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034