North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 27 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is currently the dominant feature over southeast Australia, bringing settled conditions to eastern New South Wales. A cold front approaching from the west will bring patchy rain to some areas during the next couple of days, mainly across the north. On Friday a low pressure system is expected to develop within the front as it moves over the Tasman Sea, while a new high develops over New South Wales in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain on the southern plains. Light winds.

Wednesday 28 June

Cloudy. Patchy fog on the slopes in the morning. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Sun protection 11:00am to 1:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Tamworth 6 17
Rain. Moree 11 20
Rain. Narrabri 9 18

Thursday 29 June

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Friday 30 June

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost on the slopes. Patchy morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the northern slopes. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

Saturday 1 July

Sunny. Patchy morning fog and areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.

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