Waratah Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Monday 5 December 2016.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Summary
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Western area

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Tuesday 6 December

Summary
Min 4
Max 14
Afternoon shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Western area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Strahan 9 17
Shower or two. Melaleuca 8 17
Shower or two developing. Queenstown 7 17
Shower or two. Rosebery 7 18

Wednesday 7 December

Summary
Min 7
Max 16
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Western area

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the morning then northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Thursday 8 December

Summary
Min 9
Max 14
Rain. Becoming windy.
Possible rainfall: 10 to 25 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then shifting west to southwesterly 35 to 50 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 21.

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Friday 9 December

Summary
Min 5
Max 10
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Western area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Saturday 10 December

Summary
Min 6
Max 14
Possible shower developing.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Sunday 11 December

Summary
Min 7
Max 15
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Monday 12 December

Summary
Min 8
Max 20
Possible late shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Tuesday.

Product derived from IDT16710 and IDT16070