Northern Tablelands 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

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers on and east of the ranges, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on and east of the ranges. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Wednesday 20 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers on and east of the ranges, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northeast to southeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 32.

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

Sun protection 9:20am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Armidale 11 27
Partly cloudy. Inverell 14 31
Partly cloudy. Glen Innes 12 28

Thursday 21 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers on and east of the ranges, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Friday 22 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Saturday 23 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

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

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