Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 5 and 9.
Sunday Cloudy. Patches of frost in the early morning. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the west, high (70%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Tuesday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Patches of morning frost. Light winds.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||8||70%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 14||90||WSW 13||72|
||1||7||20%||< 1mm||High||W 18||100||WSW 18||89|
||0||7||60%||1-5mm||High||WNW 19||91||W 23||75|
||2||9||60%||-||Moderate||W 19||90||WSW 20||74|
It was a chilly morning over central parts of Australia under a cloudless night sky.
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