Bureau of Meteorology Forecasts

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Alpine Forecast - VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

North East District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EST on Friday 26 May 2017
for the period until midnight EST Monday 29 May 2017.

Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A decaying cold front lies over southeastern Victoria and will move into the
southern Tasman Sea this morning. A high pressure ridge to the north of the
State will extend over Victoria today in the wake of the front. The ridge will
move eastwards on Saturday ahead of a stronger cold front that reaches far
western Victoria on Saturday night. The cold front will sweep across the State
early Sunday, with another strong cold front to follow on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday 26 May
Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower during the
morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming
light in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 17.

Albury-Wodonga      Cloudy.                         Max 17  
Falls Creek         Partly cloudy.                  Max 6  
Mount Buller        Possible shower.                Max 6  
Mount Hotham        Partly cloudy.                  Max 5  
Wangaratta          Possible shower.                Max 17  

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Forecast for Saturday 27 May
Partly cloudy. Morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely at
night. Snow possible above 1700 metres. Light winds becoming northerly 20 to 30
km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with
daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 17.

Albury-Wodonga      Morning fog.                    Min 6       Max 17  
Falls Creek         Shower or two.                  Min 1       Max 5  
Mount Buller        Shower or two. Becoming windy.  Min 2       Max 4  
Mount Hotham        Snow shower or two. Windy.      Min 0       Max 3  
Wangaratta          Morning fog.                    Min 5       Max 17  

Forecast for Sunday 28 May
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snowfalls developing above 1000
metres. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before turning west
to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures
falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 14.

Albury-Wodonga      Showers.                        Min 8       Max 14  
Falls Creek         Snow showers. Wind easing.      Min -1      Max -1  
Mount Buller        Snow showers. Windy.            Min -2      Max -2  
Mount Hotham        Snow showers. Wind easing.      Min -2      Max -2  
Wangaratta          Showers.                        Min 7       Max 14  

Forecast for Monday 29 May
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the west. Medium (50%) chance of
showers. Snow above 1000 metres contracting to above 1400 metres. Winds
westerly 15 to 25 km/h turning north to northwesterly during the afternoon.
Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 2 above zero with daytime
temperatures reaching between 4 and 12.

Albury-Wodonga      Partly cloudy.                  Min 3       Max 12  
Falls Creek         Snow shower or two.             Min -5      Max -2  
Mount Buller        Snow showers.                   Min -4      Max -3  
Mount Hotham        Snow shower or two.             Min -5      Max -3  
Wangaratta          Partly cloudy.                  Min 2       Max 13  

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Friday.

* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or
public phones.

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