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Lower West Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy periods. High chance of showers in the south, medium chance elsewhere. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h tending NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the south. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during the day. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then turning S/SW during the afternoon.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.

Issued Wed 21:00 WST

Lower West Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
16:00 WST
NNW 15 26 11.9 8.6 10.2 80 2 1.2 1017.7
15:50 WST
NNW 24 35 16.0 9.7 16.0 66 4 3.0 1017.8
16:00 WST
NW 19 26 16.8 3.5 16.8 41 8 0.0 1018.5
16:00 WST
NW 22 31 14.9 10.5 13.4 75 3 4.6 1017.2
16:00 WST
NNW 37 44 15.9 6.6 15.9 54 8 0.2 1017.2
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Ski resorts recovering nicely after early-week snow loss

13:58 EST

Australia's ski resorts will be looking good this weekend despite heavy rain eroding the natural snow base earlier in the week.

The future of snow: why machines will have a bigger role to play

12:47 EST

While a fresh blast of snow blanketed Australia's alpine resorts over the weekend, the season started with much less promise.

How do we keep track of record snowfalls in Australia? It all happens at remote Spencers Creek

12:40 EST

Snow depth measurements taken at a remote location in the Kosciuszko National Park have kept track of the Australian snow seasons and charted record-breaking snowfalls for more than six decades.