South West Weather
South West Forecast
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, easing to showers during the late afternoon. Rain heavy at times in the east in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the late afternoon and evening. Possible hail late this afternoon and evening. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the early morning. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning S 30 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the west. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
|Windy with rain
||10||13||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 28||82||WSW 32||61|
||11||17||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NW 29||93||W 28||95|
|Windy with rain
||10||11||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NW 18||87||W 12||100|
||9||14||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 20||95||W 23||78|
||9||16||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 18||100||W 20||87|
||9||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 22||89||WSW 29||64|
||10||16||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 21||99||WSW 28||76|
Victorians are being urged to batten down the hatches ahead of severe winds expected overnight.
Australia's alps will receive more late-season snow this weekend, helping to maintain the best late-season cover in over 20 years.
A big, thick fur coat isn't usually any good for the Top End's muggy climate but it is about to come in handy for some.