Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front preceded by a cloud band and rain will cross New South Wales. during Thursday and a low will develop within the front as it moves over the Tasman Sea. Behind the front, a high pressure system will move over southeastern Australia on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Light winds.

Chance of snow
10% at 1800m
Below 5% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Thursday 29 June

Mostly sunny. Areas of severe frost and patchy fog in the morning. Medium (60%) chance of snow showers about the alpine peaks in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Chance of snow
40% at 1800m
20% at 1400m
Below 5% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible late snow shower. Perisher Valley -6 4
Morning fog and . Cooma -5 11
Possible late snow shower. Cabramurra -1 4
Late snow shower or two. Thredbo Top Station -5 0
Morning fog and . Jindabyne -4 8

Friday 30 June

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Chance of snow
30% at 1800m
20% at 1400m
10% at 1000m

Saturday 1 July

Patchy morning fog. Areas of morning frost. Sunny day. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.

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

Sunday 2 July

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

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

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

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