Snowy Mountains Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday 18 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system is situated over the southern Tasman Sea, while a high is centred to the south of Adelaide. During the next few days the high will become the dominant feature in the region as it drifts slowly east, to be centred over the southeast of Australia during the weekend, and then moving to the Tasman Sea by the middle part of next week. An upper cool trough over the northeast will support some shower and possible thunderstorm activity along the north coast from Friday to Sunday, and an upper low may develop over southwest Queensland during the weekend, which may lead to some unsettled weather in the west near the Queensland border.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers this evening, falling as snow above 1200 metres. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Friday 19 September

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Fire Danger
Monaro Alpine: Low-Moderate
Southern Slopes: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early frost. Mostly sunny. Cooma -3 14
Partly cloudy. Perisher Valley -6 6
Sunny. Cabramurra -3 9
Partly cloudy. Thredbo Top Station -7 3
Morning frost. Partly cloudy. Jindabyne -1 13

Saturday 20 September

Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly in the north. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.

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

Sunday 21 September

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.

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

Monday 22 September

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.

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

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

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