Snowy Mountains Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Wednesday 10 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system developing over the western Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the New South Wales coast, while a weak trough lies across the state's west. The inland trough is expected to become orientated northwest-to-southeast during the second half of the week, with some eastern and central districts becoming more unsettled as an upper-level feature moves overhead.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly sunny. Areas of fog early this morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible late shower. Perisher Valley 22
Possible shower developing. Cooma 30
Sunny. Cabramurra 23
Possible late shower or storm. Thredbo Top Station 19
Possible shower or storm. Jindabyne 28

Thursday 11 February

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening, mainly in the east. Light winds.

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Friday 12 February

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Saturday 13 February

Sunny day. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

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

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