South West Slopes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 25 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough and strong cold front will reach the northeast of the state by evening. Following this, a new high pressure system is forecast to strengthen south of Tasmania early this week, with the remnants of the weekend front lingering near the coast and deepening into a low pressure system offshore on Monday and Tuesday. This pattern has potential to maintain showery conditions across eastern areas for a number of days.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1700 metres. Winds east to southeasterly 30 to 45 km/h.

Monday 26 October

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Winds southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Fire Danger - Southern Slopes: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Wind easing. Young 5 15

Tuesday 27 October

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and early evening. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 20.

Wednesday 28 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Thursday 29 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

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

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