North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 28 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system is over the southern Tasman Sea and a high is centred to the west of Victoria. The low complex will move further across the Tasman Sea today and the high will move across New South Wales over the weekend, bringing mostly dry and settled weather. A trough of low pressure is expected to develop over the state on Monday and in combination with an upper level trough, unsettled weather should return to the northeastern half early in the new week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Sunny. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.

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

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Tamworth 29
Sunny. Moree 30
Sunny. Narrabri 29

Sunday 29 March

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Monday 30 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Tuesday 31 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

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

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