Victoria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EST on Saturday 18 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front crossing the State will clear northeast Victoria early Sunday morning, leaving a cold and unstable southerly airflow over the State. A high pressure system will cross waters south of the Bight during Sunday and will be centred just to the southwest of Victoria on Monday and Tuesday as a low pressure system develops off the central NSW coast. The high will gradually weaken on Wednesday as the low moves slowly southwards and the next front approaches the Bight.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Rain and possible thunderstorms over the far east clearing eastwards tonight. Scattered showers over the southwest extending to remaining districts tonight and local hail possible over the far southwest towards midnight. Colder southwesterly winds extending throughout overnight.

Sunday 19 April

Scattered showers over southern and mountain districts with local hail and thunder. Dry over the northwest. Snow showers above 900 metres. Cool to cold with fresh southerly winds, strong and gusty at times near the coast and ranges.

Fire Danger - Generally high in the north.

Monday 20 April

Scattered showers over East Gippsland, isolated showers possible elsewhere in the south, mainly near the coast. Snow showers in the east rising to 1600 metres late in the day. Fine and mainly sunny in the north. Local early frost, then a cool day with moderate to fresh southerly winds.

Tuesday 21 April

Scattered showers over East Gippsland, isolated showers possible elsewhere in the south, mainly near the coast. Fine and mainly sunny in the north. Cool with moderate southerly winds.

Wednesday 22 April

Scattered showers over East Gippsland, isolated showers possible elsewhere in the south, mainly near the coast. Fine and mainly sunny in the north. Cool with moderate southerly winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Sunday.

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