Waratah Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Sunday 2 October 2016.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Summary
Max 13
Rain developing.
Chance of any rain: 95%

Western area

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain during this afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 21.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 10:30 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain developing. Strahan 19
Rain increasing. Melaleuca 21
Rain developing. Queenstown 19
Rain increasing. Rosebery 18

Monday 3 October

Summary
Min 7
Max 9
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 8 to 20 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1000 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

Sun protection recommended from 10:30 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Tuesday 4 October

Summary
Min 5
Max 8
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 6 to 20 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h tending westerly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Sun protection recommended from 10:40 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Wednesday 5 October

Summary
Min 4
Max 9
Showers. Becoming windy.
Possible rainfall: 10 to 25 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds westerly 40 to 60 km/h decreasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Sun protection recommended from 10:30 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

Thursday 6 October

Summary
Min 6
Max 14
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Friday 7 October

Summary
Min 9
Max 17
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Saturday 8 October

Summary
Min 6
Max 14
Possible morning shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EDT Sunday.

Product derived from IDT16710 and IDT16070