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Fri 04:26 EST
Current Warnings

Snowy Mountains Forecast

  • Friday Cloudy in the west and mostly sunny in the east. Very high chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm and possible small hail in the west during the morning and afternoon. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the morning then turning SW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. Medium chance of snow showers about the alpine peaks in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost in the morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.

  • Monday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium chance of rain in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.

Issued Thu 19:15 EST

Snowy Mountains Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
-2 11 20% < 1mm Severe W 15 77 WSW 22 57
-3 5 30% < 1mm Severe WSW 16 79 W 18 75
Late shower
-7 -1 40% < 1mm Severe W 35 76 W 37 75
Possible shower
-4 14 5% < 1mm Severe W 11 69 SW 18 40
-5 4 40% < 1mm Severe WSW 10 72 WSW 11 68
-6 1 40% < 1mm Severe W 35 76 W 37 72
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