IDV10300 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Notes on the Weather Issued at 4:34 pm EST on Friday 27 May 2016. Recent Events Rain areas over central and eastern parts had moved to the far east of Gippsland this morning. Showers affected other areas of the State yesterday and overnight although they were more sparse in the northwest. In the 24 hours to 9am rain totals were mostly less than 10mm although over Gippsland and the East Central districts many stations recorded between 10 and 20 mm with several higher totals. The highest was 41mm at My Donna Buang while Cardinia reservoir recorded 34mm. Overnight minimum temperatures were 2 to 4 degrees below the May average in most areas of the State. Minima mostly ranged between 2 and 9 degrees, with the lowest recorded being -3 degrees at Mt Hotham and Falls Creek. At lower elevations several centres recorded minimum temperatures just above 0. In contrast, the highest recorded minimum was 11 degrees at Gabo Island. Further rain affected far East Gippsland today with widespread showers developing in the west this afternoon. Thunderstorms were observed in the far northwest. A few showers also persisted over the area east of Melbourne and over West Gippsland. Conditions were fine over Northern Country and Northeast away from the ranges. In the 7 hours to 4pm the highest rain total reported was 13mm at Gabo Island. Fog patches were observed over in land parts this morning mainly in the west. Conditions were mostly cloudy this afternoon. West to southwesterly winds were generally light to moderate in the east but fresh to strong along the coast. To the west winds were light to moderate northeast to northwesterlies. Maximum temperatures were generally 2 to 5 degrees below the May average. Maxima generally ranged between 11 and 16 degrees. The highest recorded was 17 degrees at Mildura. In contrast, the maximum temperature at Mt Hotham was minus 1 degree. Melbourne's temperature ranged from an overnight minimum of 9.2 degrees at 4:55am to a maximum of 14.4 degrees at 11:29am this morning. Melbourne recorded 4.8mm in the 24 hours to 9am with no rain after 9am. Up to 9am many centres in the southeastern suburbs recorded higher totals with Ferny Creek recording 28mm, Berwick 24mm and Carrum 22mm. Explanatory Notes A low pressure system located southwest of Victoria will move across the State towards NSW during Friday and on Saturday morning. A high pressure system will develop over South Australia later on Saturday then move across New South Wales on Sunday, extending a ridge across Victoria into early next week.