North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Thursday 23 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is maintaining a ridge towards the New South Wales coast, while a broad trough of low pressure lies over central Australia. This trough is expected to reach the state's western border later today, continuing very slowly through to central areas during Friday and the weekend. The passage of this system will be marked by unsettled weather in many districts.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of showers this afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms during this afternoon and early evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 31.

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

Sun protection 8:40am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Afternoon shower or two. Tamworth 27
Mostly sunny. Moree 29
Possible afternoon shower. Narrabri 29

Friday 24 November

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Saturday 25 November

Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Sunday 26 November

Sunny morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

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

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