North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 28 February 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak trough of low pressure lies over northern New South Wales, while a weak ridge of high pressure extends across the state's south. Another, more mobile, trough will bring a cooler southerly change to southern and western districts during Monday, continuing to the northeast on Tuesday. Behind this, a new ridge of high pressure is forecast to extend across from the west, and looks set to be the dominant feature in the region for much of the coming week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Monday 1 March

Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

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

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Tamworth 17 33
Sunny morning. Possible storm. Moree 21 35
Sunny morning. Possible storm. Narrabri 20 34

Tuesday 2 March

Sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

Wednesday 3 March

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower on the northern slopes, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 35.

Thursday 4 March

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

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

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