Northern Tablelands 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

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm, becoming less likely from late this afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 26.

Fire Danger
Far North Coast: High
New England: Low-Moderate
Northern Slopes: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:20am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Armidale 19
Shower or two. Possible storm. Inverell 22
Shower or two. Possible storm. Glen Innes 18

Friday 2 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Saturday 3 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Sunday 4 October

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

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

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