Upper Western Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Sunday 19 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards the northern New South Wales coast, while a trough over the inland is weakening and shifting west. This pattern is not expected to change significantly during the next few days, with the high becoming the dominant synoptic feature in the region.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 34.

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

Sun protection 9:10am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Bourke 27
Mostly sunny. Tibooburra 34
Partly cloudy. Cobar 27

Monday 20 November

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Tuesday 21 November

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west in the afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Wednesday 22 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

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

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