Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Tuesday 22 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure lies through inland parts of the state and is gradually moving east. As it clears the state overnight, as subtle ridge of high pressure will replace it from the west before a cold front skims across southern parts of the state late Wednesday and Thursday. A stronger ridge is likely to extend across from the west at the end of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.

Sun protection 10:10am to 2:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Perisher Valley 5
Sunny. Cooma 16
Sunny. Cabramurra 7
Sunny. Thredbo Top Station 3
Sunny. Jindabyne 14

Wednesday 23 August

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog and frost in the morning. Medium (40%) chance of snow showers about the alpine peaks in the evening. Snow possible above 1400 metres. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

Chance of snow
20% at 1800m
Below 5% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Thursday 24 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Patchy fog and frost in the morning. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Light winds.

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

Friday 25 August

Patchy morning fog. Areas of morning frost. Mostly sunny day. Light winds.

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

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

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