Lower Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front which brought cooler air into southern and western parts of New South Wales will weaken over the northeast today, where conditions will remain very warm. Another front is expected to skim across the south during Monday, with a high pressure system drifting across southeast Australia in its wake. By Wednesday this high will be over the Tasman Sea, bringing a return to warm northerly winds.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east this morning. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger
South Western: High
Far Western: High

Sun protection 9:40am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Ivanhoe 28
Sunny. Broken Hill 25

Monday 25 September

Mostly sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Tuesday 26 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Wednesday 27 September

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 32.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Sunday.

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