Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 23 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad low pressure trough lies across New South Wales. The trough will move to the northeast during Thursday a weaken as a cold front crosses the Tasman Sea and a high pressure system moves east south of the Bight extending a ridge behind the front. This high will move over the Tasman Sea on Friday and the ridge across the state will weaken. The next front/trough system is expected to move through the state on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Light winds.

Thursday 24 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 33.

Fire Danger
North Western: High
Upper Central West Plains: Low-Moderate
Far Western: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bourke 12 31
Sunny. Tibooburra 13 29
Mostly sunny. Cobar 12 27

Friday 25 April

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Saturday 26 April

Cloudy. Isolated showers in the southwest in the morning. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 32.

Sunday 27 April

Mostly sunny. The chance of showers near the Queensland border in the afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then increasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Thursday.

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