Upper Western Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A high is south of the Bight and a cold front is crossing the southern Tasman Sea. A trough of low pressure extends from the north over the central inland parts of the state. The high is expected to move east across Tasmania today in the wake of the front and the inland trough should move slowly towards the west. The high is then expected to become established over the southern Tasman Sea on Sunday where it will remain for the coming week. Another trough of low pressure should develop off the New South Wales coast on Sunday and is expected to persist through much of the week. The inland trough should be over the far west of the state by Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h.

Sunday 26 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far east in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the morning and afternoon. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning easterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

Sun protection 9:50am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bourke 21 37
Sunny. Tibooburra 19 35
Mostly sunny. Cobar 19 33

Monday 27 February

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Tuesday 28 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Wednesday 1 March

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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