IDV10300 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Updated Notes on the Weather Issued at 5:29 pm EDT on Thursday 8 October 2015. Recent Events *******UPDATED MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR MELBOURNE******* There was no significant rainfall in Victoria in the 24 hours to 9am today. Overnight minimum temperatures were mostly between 1 and 4 degrees below the October average, and generally ranged between 2 and 10 degrees. The lowest recorded minimum was -1 degree at Omeo, Pound Creek and Mt Hotham Airport, followed by zero degrees at Mt William and Yarram. Today was mostly sunny across Victoria, with just a bit of high cloud over the northeast. There was no rainfall. Winds were generally light to moderate southeast to northeasterlies. Maximum temperatures to 3pm were generally 1 to 5 degrees above average, and mostly ranged between 22 and 27 degrees in the north and between 16 and 23 degrees in the south. The highest recorded maximum was 28 degrees at Mildura and Swan Hill (Walpeup and Longerenong also reached 28 degrees after 3pm). In Melbourne, the temperature ranged from a minimum of 7.6 degrees at 6:47am to a maximum of 18.6 degrees at 5:13pm. No rainfall was registered in the Melbourne gauge in the 30 hours to 3pm today. Explanatory Notes A high pressure system just east of Bass Strait will move gradually east to northeast across the Tasman Sea on Friday and Saturday. A broad low pressure trough will develop over western Victoria on Friday and remain slow moving until a weak cold front approaches the State on Saturday night. The trough will move eastwards across the remainder of the State on Sunday, closely followed by the weak front.