No warnings for Victoria
Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Saturday 10 October 2015.
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge across Tasmania and will drift further eastwards during today. A broad low pressure trough over South Australia will move over western and central Victoria during today and then linger, until a weak cold front approaches the State on Saturday night. The trough and cold front will then move eastwards across central and eastern Victoria on Sunday. A high pressure system will develop south of the Bight on Monday and then move eastwards across Tasmania on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending east to northeasterly in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Sunday 11 October
Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the early morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Monday 12 October
Morning fog patches then a mostly sunny day. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Tuesday 13 October
Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Saturday.