Forecast issued at 4:30 am EST on Saturday 26 July 2014.
A low pressure trough over central New South Wales is moving to the northeast and it will move off the coast later on Saturday as a high pressure system moves over southeastern Australia. The next cold front is expected to cross the state during Thursday and Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Isolated showers over the eastern half, tending scattered in the northeast with isolated thunderstorms. Snow showers on the Alps above 1400 metres. Mostly sunny in the west. Early fog patches on the southern ranges and on the north coast. Early frost patches on the southern ranges. Northwest winds turning west to to southwesterly.
Sunday 27 July
The chance of snow showers on the southwestern Alps. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Early frosts on the slopes and ranges.. Southwesterly winds in the east, tending light and variable in the west.
Monday 28 July
Mostly sunny throughout. Early frosts inland. Variable winds.
Tuesday 29 July
Mostly sunny apart from the chance of showers on the Alps. Early frosts inland. Westerly winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Saturday.