Lower Western Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Bight is extending a ridge to the Tasman Sea, while a trough of low pressure lies over inland New South Wales. The high will drift slowly eastwards during the next few days, maintaining a ridge along the coast while the inland trough moves further west. The next significant change looks set to arrive during the middle of the coming week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east during this afternoon and early evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

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

Sun protection 10:00am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Ivanhoe 33
Sunny. Broken Hill 30

Sunday 23 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 36.

Monday 24 February

Mostly sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Tuesday 25 February

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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