Riverina Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Thursday 2 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea and a trough off the NSW coast is expected to deepen over the next few days. A weak low pressure system may form within the trough off the New South Wales south or central coasts during Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east this afternoon. Light winds becoming southerly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 38.

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

Sun protection 9:50am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Wagga Wagga 33
Mostly sunny. Albury 34
Sunny. Hay 38
Sunny. Deniliquin 36
Sunny. Griffith 35

Friday 3 March

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Saturday 4 March

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Sunday 5 March

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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