Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Sunday 29 November 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak low pressure trough lies over far northeastern New South Wales while a high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is extending a ridge across the south and along the coast. The trough will weaken by Monday and a cold front/trough system is expected to cross the state during Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid 30s.

Fire Danger
North Western: Very High
Upper Central West Plains: High
Far Western: High

UV Alert from 9:00 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bourke 36
Mostly sunny. Tibooburra 36
Sunny. Cobar 33

Monday 30 November

Hot and mostly sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 30s.

Tuesday 1 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.

Wednesday 2 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the morning. Winds southerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Sunday.

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