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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front will reach far southwest Victoria this evening and will cross remaining districts tonight and early Saturday. A cold and unstable westerly airflow will follow the front on Saturday, then winds will tend fresh to strong southwesterly on Sunday as a large high pressure system moves over the Bight. The high will pass to the north of Victoria early next week as another front moves across Bass Strait Monday night and early Tuesday, just clipping southern Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northerly in the evening.

Saturday 18 August

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1000 metres lowering to 700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Possible hail. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Stronger squalls with showers. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

Sun protection 11:30am to 1:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Bendigo 4 12
Showers. Shepparton 5 13
Showers. Echuca 6 14

Sunday 19 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 500 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Monday 20 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 1 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Tuesday 21 August

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

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

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