North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front will continue to cross northeast New South Wales today, before moving out over the Tasman Sea. Following this, a complex low pressure system developing to the west of Tasmania will bring windy conditions to southern parts of the state later today and during Wednesday, while a weak ridge of high pressure extends across the north. Another cold front looks set to bring a significant cold outbreak at the end of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog on the southern plains early this morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers on the slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly during the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 29.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning shower or two. Tamworth 26
Possible morning shower. Moree 29
Possible morning shower. Narrabri 27

Wednesday 23 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Thursday 24 September

Mostly sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

Friday 25 September

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the southern slopes in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 28.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Tuesday.

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