West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 23 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system and associated cold front will cross the State today, clearing far eastern districts tonight. Another front will pass over Bass Strait Sunday night and early Monday, just clipping southern Victoria. A weak ridge of high pressure will then cross the State on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then turning westerly in the late afternoon and evening with stronger squalls likely. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 31.

Sun protection 9:40am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible late squally shower. Latrobe Valley 29
Becoming windy. Mostly sunny. Sale 31

Sunday 24 September

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then turning westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 19.

Monday 25 September

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

Tuesday 26 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Saturday.

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