Lower Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Thursday 1 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure is bringing unsettled weather as it moves across central and northeastern districts of New South Wales today. Later tonight and during Friday, the trough is expected to weaken and a high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extend a ridge across towards southeastern Queensland. Conditions are then forecast to warm on the weekend as the ridge remains across the state and a cold front gradually approaches from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. The chance of fog in the southwest early this morning. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

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

Sun protection 9:10am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Ivanhoe 24
Mostly sunny. Broken Hill 24

Friday 2 October

Sunny. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Saturday 3 October

Sunny. Winds northerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sunday 4 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border, most likely in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 45 km/h before shifting southwesterly 25 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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