West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EST on Monday 29 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak high to the north extends a ridge over Victoria. The ridge will move eastward tonight, with a cold front forecast to cross the State early on Tuesday and a cold and unstable southwesterly airstream to follow. A strong high pressure system will then approach Victoria from the west during Wednesday then become nearly stationary over the State on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Tuesday 30 May

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

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7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Latrobe Valley 7 13
Shower or two. Sale 6 15

Wednesday 31 May

Partly cloudy. Patches of light frost about the ranges in the early morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres. Possible hail in the early morning. Areas of morning fog in the west. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Thursday 1 June

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the south. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near Wilsons Promontory, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Friday 2 June

Areas of morning frost away from the coast, then a sunny day. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near Wilsons Promontory, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Tuesday.

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