Snowy Mountains Weather
Snowy Mountains Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Rain falling as snow above 1800 metres at first, lowering to above 1400 metres by the late evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the north in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west, most likely at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon and evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Snowy Mountains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||11||90%||5-10mm||Moderate||W 7||100||W 17||83|
||2||5||90%||10-20mm||Moderate||NW 22||100||WNW 20||100|
|Windy with snow
||1||15||80%||1-5mm||High||NW 16||87||W 20||73|
|Rain tending to snow
|Windy with snow
||-1||3||90%||5-10mm||Severe||NW 45||95||WNW 36||100|
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