IDV10300 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Updated Notes on the Weather Issued at 5:19 pm EST on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Recent Events Showers affected most areas on and south of the ranges yesterday with just isolated falls further north. Local thunderstorms produced heavier falls in the east as did heavy showers near the Otways, however most totals in the 24 hours to 9am were below 10mm. The highest falls reported were 27mm at Reeves Knob and 23mm at Apollo Bay. Minimum temperatures were generally within 2 degrees of the September average and mostly ranged between 5 and 9 degrees with lower values along the ranges. The lowest temperature was -2 degrees recorded at Mount Buller and Falls Creek whilst in contrast the highest overnight temperature was 11 degrees at Point Hicks and Gabo Island. A low pressure system over the Tasman Sea maintained a fresh southwest wind across the State, although winds were considerably stronger about parts of the coast. Wilsons Promontory recorded a gust of 122 km/hr. Scattered showers affected southern and mountain parts with snowfalls about the higher northeast ranges. Conditions remained generally fine across the northern plains. Showers affected southern and mountain districts in the 6 hours to 3pm today. Isolated reports of hail were received in West Gippsland. Most totals were less than 5mm, however Balook reported 10mm and Boolarra 8mm. Maximum temperatures were generally within 2 degrees of the monthly average over the northern plains and in East Gippsland. Elsewhere they were generally 1 to 5 degrees below average. Most recordings ranged between 11 and 19 degrees. The highest temperature was 21 degrees recorded at Mildura whilst in contrast the lowest daytime temperature was -1 degrees at Mount Hotham. In Melbourne the temperature ranged from a minimum of 8.9 degrees at 1:49am to a maximum of 16.7 degrees at 1:35pm. Melbourne's rain gauge recorded 3.4mm in the 24 hours to 9am. In the 6 hours to 3pm 0.2mm was recorded in the city gauge. Explanatory Notes A cold front over southern Victoria will move into the Tasman Sea this evening as a high pressure system develops over the Bight. The high will move slowly eastwards during the remainder of the week to be over Victoria on Sunday and Monday before moving over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday.