North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Sunday 5 December 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight is tracking east and will reach the southern Tasman Sea by this evening, while a trough of low pressure will remain over the inland. Unsettled weather is expected to increase through the new week as the inland trough deepens, and affect much of the state until the trough moves offshore during the latter part of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers on the northern slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning easterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 33.

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

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Tamworth 27
Possible shower or storm. Moree 32
Possible shower or storm. Narrabri 31

Monday 6 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h turning northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 32.

Tuesday 7 December

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 33.

Wednesday 8 December

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Sunday.

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