North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Thursday 23 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near the Bight is extending a ridge across New South Wales, while a low pressure system over the Tasman Sea continues to move away towards New Zealand. This high will continue to be the dominant feature for the coming days, although a cold front is expected to cross the south on Friday and then move north along the coast on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. The chance of frost in the early morning, mainly on the slopes. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

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

Sun protection 8:40am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning frost. Sunny. Tamworth 23
Sunny. Moree 24
Sunny. Narrabri 24

Friday 24 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Saturday 25 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Sunday 26 September

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 26.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Thursday.

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