Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Thursday 19 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough along the New South Wales coast will weaken today as a high near New Zealand extends its dominance across the Tasman Sea. A cold front approaching from the west is expected to reach the far west of New South Wales late Friday, then slowly continuing through to central parts on Saturday and the northeast early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Fire Danger
Monaro Alpine: Low-Moderate
Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate
Southern Slopes: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Perisher Valley 12
Partly cloudy. Cooma 18
Partly cloudy. Cabramurra 13
Partly cloudy. Thredbo Top Station 9
Partly cloudy. Jindabyne 18

Friday 20 September

Mostly sunny. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h.

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

Saturday 21 September

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers about the ranges, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1600 metres later. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h turning west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day.

Chance of snow
30% at 1800m
Below 5% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Sunday 22 September

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly during the morning then tending west to northwesterly during the afternoon.

Chance of snow
10% at 1800m
Below 5% at 1400m
Below 5% at 1000m

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

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