Central District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Monday 3 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A very cold and unstable southwesterly airstream will affect Victoria today. A weak ridge of high pressure will then extend across Victoria Monday night, however another cold front will approach southwest Victoria late Tuesday and will cross the State on Wednesday. A weaker cold front will move across Tasmania and Bass Strait on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this afternoon. Snow falling above 600 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast this morning. Possible small hail during the morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then turning west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 10.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Few showers. Geelong 11
Showers and wind easing. Ballarat 7
Showers. Scoresby 10
Showers. Yarra Glen 10
Showers. Very windy. Frankston 10
Showers and wind easing. Wonthaggi 10

Tuesday 4 August

Cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. High (70%) chance of showers near the Yarra Valley, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Wednesday 5 August

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Thursday 6 August

Cloudy. Areas of morning fog in the east. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.

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