Lower Western Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A broad trough of low pressure lies off the New South Wales coast. A trough in the upper levels of the atmosphere will heighten shower and storm activity near the coast today and Wednesday as it moves east into the Tasman Sea and weakens. A broad, weak trough also lies over inland New South Wales, and will likely deepen later Friday in the far west of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Wednesday 20 March

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

Sun protection 10:10am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Ivanhoe 17 36
Sunny. Broken Hill 20 36

Thursday 21 March

Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Friday 22 March

Hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east in the afternoon. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending east to northeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Saturday 23 March

Hot. Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning and afternoon. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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