Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Thursday 25 August 2016.
A weak cold front and upper level trough will cross southern Victoria today as a high pressure system moves over the Bight. The high will move across South Australia on Friday then over New South Wales during the weekend, extending a ridge over Victoria on Saturday, contracting to far eastern Victoria on Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and patchy fog early this morning. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 800 metres. The chance of hail and thunder in the late morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning and early afternoon then becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 13.
Sun protection 11:20am to 1:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Friday 26 August
Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost in the morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east in the late morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1000 metres, rising to 1200 metres later. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.
Saturday 27 August
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending northerly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.
Sunday 28 August
Partly cloudy. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.