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Snowy Mountains Weather

Fri 22:36 EST
Current Warnings

Snowy Mountains Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain about the ranges in the west, falling as snow above 1600 metres. Medium (60%) chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the morning and afternoon, possibly falling as snow above 1200 metres. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/NW 35 to 50 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or snow about the alpine peaks, tending medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/SW during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of snow showers about the alpine peaks in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.

Issued Fri 16:30 EST

Snowy Mountains Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Late shower
1 13 90% 1-5mm Moderate WNW 17 79 WNW 17 72
Windy with rain
-2 2 60% 10-20mm Severe WNW 26 97 WNW 18 100
Windy with snow
-3 0 60% 10-20mm Severe WNW 24 100 WNW 14 100
Rain developing
2 13 90% 1-5mm Moderate WNW 26 69 W 24 63
Windy with snow
-3 0 60% 10-20mm Severe WNW 25 100 WNW 16 100
Windy with snow
-5 0 60% 10-20mm Severe NW 44 91 WNW 36 100
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