South West Slopes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Monday 19 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front over the state's northeast will move out to sea by the afternoon. In its wake a slow moving high pressure system will move across the Bight bringing a strong southwesterly flow across the south.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, mainly near the Victorian border, and falling as snow above 500 metres this morning and above 800 metres this afternoon. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 4 and 11.

Sun protection 10:30am to 1:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Young 11

Tuesday 20 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the north in the early morning. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Wednesday 21 August

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the south, high (70%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 15.

Thursday 22 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

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

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