Victoria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Thursday 23 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front to enter western Victoria this morning before moving southeastwards during the day. A high pressure ridge will extend across Victoria on Friday and will remain over the State during the weekend whilst further cold fronts pass south of Tasmania.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Rain areas and isolated thunderstorms over the east clearing eastwards during the morning. Scattered showers to follow, mainly affecting southern and mountain areas but also contracting eastwards late afternoon and evening. Isolated morning thunderstorms possible along the southwest coast. Areas of smoke haze in the east. Locally raised dust over the northwest during the afternoon. A mild and partly cloudy day with moderate to fresh west to northwesterly winds, strong and gusty near the coast and Alpine areas.

Fire Danger - Low to moderate in the east. High to very high in the west.

Friday 24 January

Dry apart from isolated showers about the west coast and also over the far southeast. A mild and partly cloudy day with moderate west to northwesterly winds. Afternoon seabreezes along the Gippsland coast.

Saturday 25 January

Dry. Partly cloudy over the southwest, but mostly sunny elsewhere. Mild in the south, but warm over the north with light to moderate westerly winds and afternoon coastal seabreezes.

Sunday 26 January

Dry. Partly cloudy over the southwest, but mostly sunny elsewhere. Mild in the south, but warm over the north with light to moderate west to southwesterly winds and afternoon coastal seabreezes.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Thursday.

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