Waratah Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Max 6
Showers. Possible storm.
Chance of any rain: 100%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 700 metres. A thunderstorm likely. Possible hail. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning westerly 30 to 45 km/h in the late morning then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 5 and 10.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Strahan 11
Showers. Possible storm. Melaleuca 10
Showers. Possible storm. Queenstown 9
Showers. Possible storm. Rosebery 9

Friday 18 August

Summary
Min 2
Max 5
Snow showers.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Western area

Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers and hail, falling as snow above 300 metres. Isolated thunderstorms Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Saturday 19 August

Summary
Min 0
Max 6
Showers or snow.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 300 metres early and rapidly rising during the day. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Sunday 20 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 8
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Western area

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h shifting north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Monday 21 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 7
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Tuesday 22 August

Summary
Min 2
Max 7
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Wednesday 23 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 7
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Thursday.

Product derived from IDT16710 and IDT16070