North East District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system to the west will intensify, extending a trough over northwest Victoria late Wednesday. This system is expected to become more complex as it crosses Victoria on Thursday with more than one low pressure centre likely. The low will eventually move eastward on Friday to be over the southern Tasman Sea by Saturday morning with a new high pressure ridge extending over western Victoria. A cold front is expected to reach western Victoria late on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.

Thursday 29 September

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 80 mm possible. Winds northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before turning north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Sun protection 9:40am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Possible heavy falls. Albury-Wodonga 10 15
Rain. Possible heavy falls. Wangaratta 10 15
Heavy rain then snow. Mount Buller 2 2
Heavy rain then snow. Mount Hotham 1 1
Heavy rain then snow. Falls Creek 2 2

Friday 30 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 12.

Saturday 1 October

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Sunday 2 October

Mostly sunny day. High (80%) chance of rain in the evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Thursday.

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