Riverina Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 13 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand extends a ridge to the north coast of New South Wales, while a weakening inland trough lies from the northwest to the southeast. A cold front will move through southern and western districts on Sunday, stalling near the central coast on Monday. Hot to very hot and dry conditions expected over the western inland today ahead of the front, with milder conditions expected over the southwest districts on Sunday. Tropical Cyclone Tatiana is forecast to track southwards from the Coral Sea with large and powerful swell possible near the Queensland border during Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Hot and sunny. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then tending southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Fire Danger
Eastern Riverina: Very High
Southern Riverina: Very High
Northern Riverina: Very High

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Hot and sunny. Wagga Wagga 38
Mostly sunny. Albury 37
Hot and sunny. Hay 41
Hot and mostly sunny. Deniliquin 39
Hot and sunny. Griffith 40

Sunday 14 February

Cloud clearing. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Monday 15 February

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Tuesday 16 February

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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