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Southwest Slopes Weather

Mon 22:31 EST
Current Warnings

Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Monday Mostly clear. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Frost and patchy fog in the morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Victorian border in the evening, possibly falling as snow above 800 metres. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Patches of frost and fog in the morning. High (80%) chance of rain, falling as snow above 800 metres. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Patches of morning frost about the ranges. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.

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

Issued Mon 16:36 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
-2 11 20% < 1mm Severe WSW 6 98 SW 11 66
Frost then sunny
0 11 20% < 1mm High WSW 5 92 SW 11 66
Frost then sunny
-6 2 5% < 1mm Severe W 11 99 W 8 83
Frost then sunny
-3 10 20% < 1mm Severe SW 3 100 SW 7 62
Frost then sunny
-2 11 20% < 1mm Severe WSW 2 97 SW 10 67
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