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Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Patchy fog in the north in the early morning. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly in the north. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

  • Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High (70%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1400 metres. Light winds becoming W 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.

  • Monday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1400 metres. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost in the morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.

Issued Fri 16:30 EST

Southwest Slopes Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible shower
-2 11 20% 1-5mm Severe - - - -
Possible shower
2 11 20% 1-5mm Moderate - - - -
Snow
-2 3 40% < 1mm Severe WSW 10 78 NW 5 86
Possible shower
-3 10 20% 1-5mm Severe - - - -
Possible shower
-1 13 40% 1-5mm Severe SSE 3 97 SW 8 63
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