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Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Possible hail. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 11.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Patches of light frost about the ranges in the early morning. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Patchy morning fog. High chance of showers near the Otways, medium chance elsewhere. Showers falling as snow above 900 metres. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. Medium chance of showers near the Otways, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

  • Monday Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning, otherwise a sunny day. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Issued Wed 22:58 EST

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Station
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
23:30 EST
W 13 17 7.4 5.2 3.8 86 1 0.8 -
23:30 EST
WNW 15 17 4.8 4.7 0.7 99 1 4.8 1027.3
23:30 EST
SSW 7 11 2.4 2.4 -0.6 100 1 0.0 1026.9
23:30 EST
W 6 7 7.1 5.4 5.0 89 1 4.8 1026.2
23:30 EST
WNW 9 13 4.8 4.2 1.7 96 1 8.0 1027.2
23:30 EST
NNW 11 13 7.3 5.9 4.2 91 1 1.0 1025.7
23:30 EST
SW 4 7 8.4 5.9 6.7 84 1 6.8 1026.2
23:30 EST
W 15 20 5.2 3.5 0.9 89 1 8.0 1027.1
23:30 EST
S 20 24 - - - - - - -
09:00 EST
NNW 6   7.4 7.4 5.8 100 1 5 1025.6
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