Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 25 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough proceeded by rain band is crossing western New South Wales and a cold front is moving to the south. The trough will move offshore during Wednesday and deepen with a low developing over the southwestern Tasman Sea before moving rapidly east as as a high pressure system moves south of the Bight strengthening a ridge to the western Tasman Sea. The next trough/cold front front is expected to cross the state on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

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

Wednesday 26 April

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting southwesterly 35 to 50 km/h in the late morning.

Sun protection 10:20am to 2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

Chance of snow
80% at 1800m
20% at 1400m
Below 5% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers or snow. Perisher Valley 2 4
Showers. Becoming windy. Cooma 6 13
Heavy shower or snow possible. Cabramurra 6 6
Snow showers. Windy. Thredbo Top Station -1 2
Showers. Jindabyne 6 9

Thursday 27 April

Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres, increasing to 1600 metres in the afternoon. Winds southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h.

Chance of snow
20% at 1800m
10% at 1400m
Below 5% at 1000m

Friday 28 April

Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

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

Saturday 29 April

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southwesterly during the morning.

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

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

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