Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the northeast. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Victorian border during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 19.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the east in the early morning. Light winds.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
|Fog then sunny
||4||15||70%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 5||96||NNW 5||71|
||5||15||20%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 8||84||SW 9||50|
||4||16||10%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 7||94||SW 10||58|
||4||16||30%||< 1mm||Slight||W 12||100||WSW 9||60|
|Fog then sunny
||3||17||40%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 10||97||WSW 7||57|
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