Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 24 October 2016.
A strong high pressure system over southeastern Australia is slowly moving east. The high will move over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday and then it will continue to move east maintaining a ridge across northeastern New South Wales. The next cold front is expected to enter the far southwest state on Wednesday and move eastwards during Thursday. An inland trough extending from Queensland into northern New South Wales will dominate on Friday, as a ridge of high pressure extends across southern parts of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Clear. Light winds.
Tuesday 25 October
Sunny. Areas of frost and patchy fog on the southern slopes in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.
- Fire Danger
- New England: High
- Northern Slopes: Low-Moderate
- North Western: Low-Moderate
Sun protection 9:10am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Wednesday 26 October
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.
Thursday 27 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.
Friday 28 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers on the northern slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 32.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Tuesday.