Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 3 March 2015.
A broad low pressure trough lies across western New South Wales and it will move to the northeast during today and Wednesday before weakening. A cold front will cross the state on Thursday but no significant precipitation is expected as a dry air mass lies over southeastern Australia.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Hot. Mostly clear. Light winds.
Wednesday 4 March
Hot and sunny. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 40.
- Fire Danger
- New England: Low-Moderate
- Northern Slopes: High
- North Western: Very High
UV Alert from 9:30 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Thursday 5 March
Sunny. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.
Friday 6 March
Mostly sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.
Saturday 7 March
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Wednesday.