Upper Western Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A broad trough of low pressure lies off the New South Wales coast. A trough in the upper levels of the atmosphere will heighten shower and storm activity near the coast today and Wednesday as it moves east into the Tasman Sea and weakens. A broad, weak trough also lies over inland New South Wales, and will likely deepen later Friday in the far west of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Wednesday 20 March

Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

Sun protection 9:50am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bourke 19 37
Hot and sunny. Tibooburra 22 38
Sunny. Cobar 19 35

Thursday 21 March

Hot and sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Friday 22 March

Hot and mostly sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Saturday 23 March

Hot and mostly sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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