VIC Alpine Forecast

Bureau of Meteorology Alpine Forecast - VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

North East District Forecast
Issued at 5:41 am EST on Wednesday 30 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 2 August 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A strong cold front will move from south of Western Australia northeastwards to
cross Victoria during Thursday while a deep complex low pressure system passes
south of Tasmania. Another cold front will move from the Southern Ocean to
cross Victoria on Friday with a very cold southwest to southerly airflow
extending over the State. The next high pressure system will then rapidly
approach from the Bight, reaching western Victoria late on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 30 July
Cloudy. Scattered showers, possibly falling as snow above 1800 metres in the
morning. Winds northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures
between 9 and 15.

Albury-Wodonga      A few showers.                  Max 16  
Falls Creek         Showers. Windy.                 Max 4  
Mount Buller        Showers. Very windy.            Max 4  
Mount Hotham        Showers. Very windy.            Max 3  
Wangaratta          Shower or two.                  Max 15  

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Forecast for Thursday 31 July
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, increasing to rain in the late afternoon.
Areas of snow extending down to about 1000 metres in the evening. Winds north
to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h increasing to 45 to 75 km/h over elevated areas
during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the
late afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9
with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 16.

Albury-Wodonga      Shower or two increasing.       Min 9       Max 17  
Falls Creek         A few snow showers. Windy.      Min 1       Max 3  
Mount Buller        Snow at times. Very windy.      Min 2       Max 3  
Mount Hotham        A few snow showers. Windy.      Min 1       Max 1  
Wangaratta          Shower or two increasing.       Min 8       Max 16  

Forecast for Friday 1 August
Cloudy. Scattered showers, mainly in the north, falling as snow above 500
metres. The chance of thunderstorms with hail until evening. Winds westerly 25
to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then turning south to
southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling
to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between
4 and 11.

Albury-Wodonga      A few showers.                  Min 4       Max 11  
Falls Creek         A few snow showers.             Min -5      Max -2  
Mount Buller        A few snow showers. Windy.      Min -5      Max -2  
Mount Hotham        A few snow showers.             Min -5      Max -4  
Wangaratta          A few showers.                  Min 2       Max 11  

Forecast for Saturday 2 August
Partly cloudy. Isolated light showers until evening, falling as snow above 600
metres. Patches of morning fog and frost. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h
becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 2
with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 12.

Albury-Wodonga      Light early shower or two.      Min 0       Max 13  
Falls Creek         Light snow shower or two.       Min -7      Max 1  
Mount Buller        A few light snow showers.       Min -6      Max 0  
Mount Hotham        Light snow shower or two.       Min -8      Max -2  
Wangaratta          Light early shower or two.      Min -1      Max 12  

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

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public phones.

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