Victoria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 17 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A northerly airstream will freshen today ahead of an approaching cold front that is expected to cross the State late tonight into Saturday morning. Another cold front will approach Victoria from the west late on Sunday. A strong, slow-moving high pressure system will build south of the Bight on Tuesday maintaining a broad southwesterly flow over Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Areas of morning fog across the east. A mild to warm and partly cloudy day. Scattered showers extending from the west during the morning and afternoon, becoming more widespread about the northeast in the evening. Isolated gusty thunderstorms about the west and central parts until late afternoon. Possible raised dust over the Mallee. Moderate north to northeasterly winds becoming fresh to strong and gusty over western and central parts during the morning, then shifting cooler west to northwesterly across the west of the State in the evening.

Saturday 18 September

Partly cloudy with scattered showers, widespread about the eastern ranges and mostly clearing the northwest during the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast, and along the Gippsland coast. Showers falling as snow about Alpine peaks in the evening. Mild in the east with light to moderate north to northwesterly winds, shifting colder west to northwesterly from the west through the day.

Sunday 19 September

Isolated showers about the eastern ranges, increasing during the day. Showers about the southwest extending to central and southern districts later in the day, more frequent on and south of the ranges. A cool to mild day with moderate to fresh northwesterly winds shifting colder and gusty westerly from the southwest during the afternoon and evening.

Monday 20 September

Widespread showers on and south of the ranges, isolated across the north, clearing from the west in the evening. The chance of thunderstorms about the southern and eastern districts. A cool day with fresh southwesterly winds, locally strong about the coast.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Friday.

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