North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 18 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front will enter the southwest of the state Friday evening, and move east through most districts during Saturday before clearing the far northeast of the state early Sunday. In the wake of the front, a high pressure system near the Bight will extend a ridge across New South Wales. This high will promote generally dry, clear conditions and increasing warmth until the next cold front arrives late next week.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Light winds.

Saturday 19 October

Sunny. Possible raised dust in the south in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

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

Sun protection 9:00am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Tamworth 7 29
Sunny. Moree 9 31
Sunny. Narrabri 9 31

Sunday 20 October

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Monday 21 October

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Tuesday 22 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Saturday.

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