Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Friday 31 July 2015.
A cold front is crossing northeastern New South Wales. In the coming days, a series of cold fronts will move through the state before a strong high pressure system moves over southeastern Australia in the second half of next week.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Slight chance of overnight showers in the far southwest. Mostly clear elsewhere. Southwest to southeast winds winds extending across most of the state and becoming light.
Saturday 1 August
Medium to high chance of rain in the central and southern inland with snow above 1500 metres. Partly cloudy in the remainder. Northwest to westerly winds, freshening in the east.
Sunday 2 August
Slight to medium chance of rain in the southern and central parts increasing to high chance on the western slopes of the southern ranges.. Snow above 1600 metres. Partly cloudy in the north. Gusty west to northwesterly winds ahead of a late south to southwesterly change in the west.
Monday 3 August
Slight to medium chance of rain in the eastern half contracting to the coast during the day. Partly cloudy in the west. Cold, south to southwesterly winds extending throughout.
Tuesday 4 August
Slight chance of morning showers on the western Alps and near the far north coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Early frost on the slopes and ranges. South to southwesterly winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 am EST Saturday.