Forecast issued at 5:41 am EST on Friday 29 April 2016.
A large high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will move over New Zealand during Friday. A cold front is expected to cross Victoria on Friday, with a stronger front moving across the State late Saturday and early Sunday. Yet another cold front will approach Victoria late Monday.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely from late this morning. Rain heavy at times from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west this afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 23.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 1:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Saturday 30 April
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 24.
Sunday 1 May
Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible in the west. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 21.
Monday 2 May
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northerly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 19.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Friday.