Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 22 October 2016.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system in the southwestern Tasman Sea is slowly moving southeast while an associated cold front will move across central and northeast New South Wales today. Following the front, a high pressure system will move across southeast Australia on Sunday and Monday, with the next cold front approaching late on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the far east in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast this morning. Winds southerly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 21.

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

Sun protection 9:30am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible morning rain. Bourke 21
Mostly sunny. Tibooburra 20
Cloud clearing. Cobar 18

Sunday 23 October

Sunny. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Monday 24 October

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.

Tuesday 25 October

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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