Upper Western Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EDT on Monday 30 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred over the western Tasman Sea and is extending a ridge across New South Wales. A trough of low pressure over the north of the state, in combination with an upper level trough, is bringing unsettled weather to the northeastern half, and is expected to contract to the far northeast on Wednesday. The next frontal system is expected to move through southern parts of the state on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Tuesday 31 March

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and early evening. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

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

UV Alert from 10:20 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bourke 16 32
Sunny. Tibooburra 18 32
Sunny. Cobar 15 30

Wednesday 1 April

Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Thursday 2 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Friday 3 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southeast, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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