North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 21 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight is moving east strengthening a ride across southeastern Australia and a low pressure trough over northeastern New South Wales is weakening. The high will move over the Tasman Sea on Monday and the a cold front is expected cross the state during Wednesday and Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers on the northern slopes, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 26.

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

Sun protection 9:10am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloudy. Tamworth 22
Possible shower. Moree 25
Partly cloudy. Narrabri 25

Sunday 22 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Queensland border in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Tuesday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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