West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Monday 25 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A strong front over the Bight will rapidly cross the State during the afternoon and evening. Another front should move across Victoria early on Wednesday as a high pressure system over Western Australia tracks over South Australia. The high will then move slowly east across southern New South Wales on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1100 metres, lowering to 700 metres during the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Possible hail later tonight. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 55 km/h in the late afternoon then shifting westerly 35 to 50 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 15.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Late rain. Becoming windy. Latrobe Valley 14
Late rain. Becoming windy. Sale 15

Tuesday 26 July

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near Wilsons Promontory, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 700 metres. Possible hail. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 12.

Wednesday 27 July

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Thursday 28 July

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1400 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

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

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