Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A broad trough of low pressure lies off the New South Wales coast. A trough in the upper levels of the atmosphere will heighten shower and storm activity near the coast today and Wednesday as it moves east into the Tasman Sea and weakens. A broad, weak trough also lies over inland New South Wales, and will likely deepen later Friday in the far west of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

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

Wednesday 20 March

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds.

Fire Danger
Monaro Alpine: Low-Moderate
Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate
Southern Slopes: High

Sun protection 9:50am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Perisher Valley 5 17
Possible shower. Cooma 12 23
Shower or two. Cabramurra 11 20
Possible shower. Thredbo Top Station 7 15
Possible shower. Jindabyne 11 22

Thursday 21 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds.

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

Friday 22 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.

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

Saturday 23 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day.

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

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

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