Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EST on Friday 18 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies near the Bight. A weak cold front will move briefly through state tonight and on Saturday while the high is slowly moving east. The high pressure system is expected to move over the southwestern Tasman Sea during Monday maintaining a ridge to northeastern New South Wales. The next cold front/trough system is expected to move through the state on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, mainly near the Victorian border. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h turning southwesterly in the evening.

Saturday 19 April

Areas of morning frost. The chance of showers near the Victorian border in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the evening.

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

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Chance of snow
10% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Cooma 2 16
Morning frost. Mostly sunny. Perisher Valley -3 8
Light morning frost. Cabramurra 0 9
Morning frost. Wind easing. Thredbo Top Station -3 5
Mostly sunny. Jindabyne 2 13

Sunday 20 April

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

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

Monday 21 April

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the west. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.

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

Tuesday 22 April

Cloudy. The chance of showers in the south. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h.

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

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

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