Upper Western Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Monday 6 February 2023.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is bringing a return to warmer conditions across much of the state. Unsettled conditions may return late Tuesday but are more likely to return from Wednesday as a low pressure trough over inland New South Wales deepens.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

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

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bourke 37
Sunny. Tibooburra 36
Sunny. Cobar 35

Tuesday 7 February

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and early evening. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Wednesday 8 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Thursday 9 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far east, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

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

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