North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Monday 22 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is maintaining a ridge towards northeast New South Wales. Meanwhile, a low pressure trough is moving into the state's west, associated with a cold front passing to the south. This trough is expected to linger over southern and western districts tonight and Tuesday, promoting unsettled weather in some areas. By mid-week the region is again expected to be dominated by a ridge of high pressure, albeit briefly, as another trough looks set to move through during in the second half of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Tuesday 23 April

Partly cloudy. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

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

Sun protection 9:10am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Tamworth 13 28
Partly cloudy. Moree 17 29
Partly cloudy. Narrabri 15 29

Wednesday 24 April

Partly cloudy. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 25 April

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Friday 26 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending south to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Tuesday.

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