Lower Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 17 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough is moving eastwards through northeastern New South Wales, as a ridge of high pressure extends over the west. A cold front will begin to move into the southwest of the state on Friday evening, clearing from the northeast early Sunday. Behind this feature, another stronger high pressure system will extend across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Friday 18 October

Sunny. Areas of raised dust in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger
South Western: High
Far Western: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Ivanhoe 7 27
Sunny. Broken Hill 8 27

Saturday 19 October

Mostly sunny morning. Areas of raised dust in the afternoon. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 26.

Sunday 20 October

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday 21 October

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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