South West Slopes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 17 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough is moving eastwards through northeastern New South Wales, as a ridge of high pressure extends over the west. A cold front will begin to move into the southwest of the state on Friday evening, clearing from the northeast early Sunday. Behind this feature, another stronger high pressure system will extend across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, becoming less likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south early this evening with possible hail. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

Friday 18 October

Sunny. Patches of frost in the north in the early morning. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h turning north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 24.

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
Sunny. Young 1 23

Saturday 19 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south in the afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 21.

Sunday 20 October

Mostly sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Monday 21 October

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

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

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