North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Sunday 29 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure is crossing the western parts of the state this morning, and heading towards the northeast. A cool and gusty southerly change in the wake of the trough will bringing temporary relief from the heat in many areas today. A new high will follow behind the trough then moves over the Tasman Sea by Monday, bringing more settled conditions to the region, before temperatures increase again on Tuesday ahead of the next change.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south during this afternoon and early evening. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 44.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Hot and mostly sunny. Tamworth 40
Hot and mostly sunny. Moree 42
Hot. Partly cloudy. Narrabri 42

Monday 30 November

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 46.

Tuesday 1 December

Very hot and sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending north to northeasterly during the morning then tending north to northwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 46.

Wednesday 2 December

Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the northern slopes in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm on the slopes in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to 22 to 28 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 45.

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

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