Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 17 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough is moving eastwards through northeastern New South Wales, as a ridge of high pressure extends over the west. A cold front will begin to move into the southwest of the state on Friday evening, clearing from the northeast early Sunday. Behind this feature, another stronger high pressure system will extend across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Areas of raised dust in the northeast early this evening. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Friday 18 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

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

Sun protection 9:20am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bourke 8 28
Sunny. Tibooburra 10 28
Sunny. Cobar 8 27

Saturday 19 October

Sunny morning. Areas of raised dust in the afternoon. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending south to southwesterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Sunday 20 October

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday 21 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

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

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