North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 3 March 2015.

Weather Situation

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]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Tamworth 21 37
Hot and sunny. Moree 23 39
Hot and sunny. Narrabri 24 39

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.

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