North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move through New South Wales during Wednesday with a strong high pressure system moving east south of the Bight extending a ridge behind it. The high will move over southeastern Australia during Friday and over the Tasman Sea on Sunday. Another cold front is expected to cross the state during Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Wednesday 5 August

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog on the plains and frost on the slopes in the early morning. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

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

UV Alert from 10:20 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Tamworth -2 12
Mostly sunny. Moree 0 14
Partly cloudy. Narrabri -1 14

Thursday 6 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain on the southern slopes, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Friday 7 August

Sunny. Patchy morning fog on the southern slopes. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

Saturday 8 August

Patchy morning fog. Areas of morning frost on the slopes. Mostly sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.

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