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Southwest Slopes Weather

Thu 15:09 EST
Current Warnings

Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers in the south, high chance elsewhere. Showers falling as snow above 1400 metres at first, lowering to 1000 metres later. The chance of a thunderstorm and possible small hail in the south during the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 30 to 45 km/h during the morning.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog near the Victorian border. Areas of morning frost. Slight chance of a shower near the Victorian border in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 600 metres. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.

Issued Wed 19:15 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
-6 12 70% < 1mm Severe - - - -
Frost then sunny
-2 12 70% < 1mm Severe - - - -
Frost then sunny
-8 3 80% 1-5mm Severe SW 12 73 NW 8 65
Frost then sunny
-5 11 70% < 1mm Severe - - - -
Frost then sunny
-6 13 60% < 1mm Severe SSE 2 79 W 4 40
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