North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure system near South Australia will drift across the state today promoting mostly fine conditions. On Wednesday the high is expected to be over the Tasman Sea as the the next trough enters western New South Wales. This trough, and an associated cold front, may bring a little patchy rain later Wednesday and Thursday as they progress eastwards.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.

Fire Danger
New England: Very High
Northern Slopes: Very High
North Western: Very High

Sun protection 9:00am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Tamworth 29
Partly cloudy. Moree 33
Mostly sunny. Narrabri 32

Wednesday 27 September

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the southern plains at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 40.

Thursday 28 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 34.

Friday 29 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.

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

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