Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Thursday 1 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure is bringing unsettled weather as it moves across central and northeastern districts of New South Wales today. Later tonight and during Friday, the trough is expected to weaken and a high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extend a ridge across towards southeastern Queensland. Conditions are then forecast to warm on the weekend as the ridge remains across the state and a cold front gradually approaches from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

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

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bourke 29
Sunny. Tibooburra 28
Sunny. Cobar 26

Friday 2 October

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Saturday 3 October

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northerly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sunday 4 October

Sunny. Areas of raised dust in the far west in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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