North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 18 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front continues to move across the state from the west and will shift to the north by early tomorrow. In its wake a slow moving high pressure system will move across the Bight bringing a strong southwesterly flow across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Possible areas of raised dust. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h. Areas of raised dust on the plains.

Monday 19 August

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

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

Sun protection 9:40am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Tamworth 6 17
Sunny. Moree 9 19
Sunny. Narrabri 8 18

Tuesday 20 August

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost on the slopes. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

Wednesday 21 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost on the southern slopes. Light winds becoming southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Thursday 22 August

Partly cloudy. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.

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

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