Waratah Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Summary
Showers.
Chance of any rain: 100%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, falling as snow above 200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm. Gusty winds and possible hail late this evening. Winds northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h tending westerly 30 to 45 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 5 August

Summary
Min -1
Max 3
Snow showers.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 100%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 2 and 6.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible morning storm. Strahan 3 7
Showers or snow. Possible storm. Melaleuca 1 6
Showers. Possible morning storm. Queenstown 1 5
Showers. Rosebery 1 5

Thursday 6 August

Summary
Min 0
Max 6
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Western area

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 500 metres. The chance of morning frost about higher ground. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the late afternoon then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

Friday 7 August

Summary
Min 1
Max 6
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Western area

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

Saturday 8 August

Summary
Min -2
Max 7
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Western area

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Strahan. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Sunday 9 August

Summary
Min 1
Max 8
Showers increasing.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Monday 10 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 6
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Tuesday 11 August

Summary
Min 0
Max 7
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Wednesday.

Product derived from IDT16710 and IDT16070