Mallee District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough and cold front will rapidly cross Victoria today. Another cold front will move across Victoria on Tuesday then a high pressure system over the Bight will drift slowly eastwards to be near Tasmania by Wednesday night. This high will extend a ridge across Bass Strait to the Tasman Sea on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of light rain in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 45 km/h before shifting southwesterly 30 to 40 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon, then decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Fire Danger - Very High

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible rain and storm. Mildura 32
Rain at times. Possible storm. Swan Hill 32

Tuesday 25 November

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.

Wednesday 26 November

Mostly sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

Thursday 27 November

Sunny. Winds southerly 20 to 25 km/h tending southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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