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Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 13.

  • Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming S/SW and light in the evening.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, tending medium (50%) chance in the north, and falling as snow above 800 metres. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then turning SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 800 metres. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.

Issued Sat 05:15 EST

Southwest Slopes Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
15:00 EST
N 19   14.0 6.9 12.5 62 4 0 -
06:50 EST
SSE 6 7 7.8 7.7 6.9 99 1 0.0 1016.0
15:00 EST
NNW 6   12.4 3.3 12.4 54 3 0 -
06:50 EST
- 0 0 2.1 2.0 2.1 99 0 0.2 1017.9
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