Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 19 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough extends from northwestern Australia across northern New South Wales. The trough will move west overnight as a high pressure system over the Tasman Sea strengthens a ridge along the coast before deepening and moving northeast during Friday in response to a cold front passing to the south of the state. During Saturday another high pressure system will move over the southern Tasman Sea extending a ridge along the coast and the trough is expected to move west and weaken.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h.

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

Friday 20 January

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 45 km/h before shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day.

Sun protection 9:00am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Perisher Valley 11 16
Showers. Cooma 14 28
Rain. Cabramurra 15 16
Rain. Very windy. Thredbo Top Station 12 14
Rain. Jindabyne 16 23

Saturday 21 January

Cloud clearing. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the early afternoon.

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

Sunday 22 January

Mostly sunny. Light winds.

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

Monday 23 January

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light 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 EDT Friday.

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