No warnings for Victoria
Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Saturday 20 December 2014.
A high pressure system will move eastwards across Victoria on Saturday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Sunday. A low pressure trough will extend from South Australia to western Victoria later on Sunday and remain almost stationary over western Victoria on Monday. The trough will then move slowly eastwards on Tuesday and link with a weak cold front crossing Tasmania.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Mostly sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 5:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Sunday 21 December
Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Monday 22 December
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending northwest to northeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
Tuesday 23 December
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day then tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Saturday.