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Tue 22:25 EST
Current Warnings

Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, falling as snow above 800m, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the south. Slight (30%) chance of rain. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Patchy morning fog in the north. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.

Issued Tue 16:30 EST

Southwest Slopes Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Frost then sunny
-1 12 20% < 1mm Severe W 7 100 SW 12 68
Frost then sunny
0 12 20% < 1mm High W 5 100 SW 11 68
Frost then sunny
-6 2 10% < 1mm Severe W 12 98 W 8 85
Frost then sunny
-2 10 20% < 1mm Severe WSW 4 100 WSW 7 68
Frost then sunny
-3 12 10% < 1mm Severe W 3 100 SW 10 67
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