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Thu 16:40 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. Snow falling above 1000 metres by evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning, with gusty winds and possible small hail in the late morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.

  • Friday Cloudy. High chance of showers. Snow falling above 600 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm with gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon and evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the east, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog near the Yarra Valley. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Slight chance of a shower in the west in the evening. Light winds becoming N 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.

Issued Wed 19:40 EST

Central Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
6 12 90% 5-10mm Nil W 24 78 SW 29 73
Windy with showers
5 13 90% 1-5mm Slight W 33 76 WSW 33 69
3 9 90% 1-5mm Moderate W 29 91 WSW 32 85
6 12 90% 5-10mm Nil W 22 74 WSW 23 69
5 13 90% 1-5mm Slight W 25 82 WSW 25 69
Windy with showers
7 12 90% 5-10mm Nil W 30 74 WSW 28 70
Windy with showers
8 12 90% 5-10mm Nil W 28 74 WSW 27 73
5 10 90% 1-5mm Slight W 29 74 WSW 25 72
Heavy showers
6 12 90% 5-10mm Nil W 26 77 WSW 24 75
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