Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast updated at 6:57 am EST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front which brought cooler air into southern and western parts of New South Wales will weaken over the northeast today, where conditions will remain very warm. Another front is expected to skim across the south during Monday, with a high pressure system drifting across southeast Australia in its wake. By Wednesday this high will be over the Tasman Sea, bringing a return to warm northerly winds.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 38.

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

Sun protection 9:20am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bourke 35
Sunny. Tibooburra 32
Possible shower. Cobar 30

Monday 25 September

Mostly sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

Tuesday 26 September

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Wednesday 27 September

Hot. Partly cloudy. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 40.

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

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