Alpine Forecast - VIC
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
North East District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EST on Wednesday 28 September 2016
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 1 October 2016.
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.
A ridge over northern Victoria will move eastward as a complex low pressure
system approaches from the west. The low will intensify, extending a trough
over northwest Victoria by late Wednesday. This system is expected to become
more complex as it crosses Victoria on Thursday with more than one low pressure
centre likely. The low will eventually move eastward on Friday to be over the
southern Tasman Sea by Saturday morning with a new high pressure ridge
extending over western Victoria.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 28 September
Mostly sunny. Areas of fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost. Medium
(50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere, most likely
later in the day. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in
the middle of the day then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Daytime
maximum temperatures between 13 and 18.
Albury-Wodonga Late shower or two. Max 18
Falls Creek Becoming windy. Sunny. Max 7
Mount Buller Showers. Becoming very windy. Max 7
Mount Hotham Becoming windy. Sunny. Max 5
Wangaratta Fog. Late shower or two. Max 18
Sun protection 9:10am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Forecast for Thursday 29 September
Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 1000 metres. The
chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls possible.
Winds northeasterly 35 to 50 km/h turning north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h
in the morning then becoming northerly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.
Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures
reaching between 9 and 14.
Albury-Wodonga Rain. Possible heavy falls. Min 10 Max 14
Falls Creek Rain then snow. Min 2 Max 2
Mount Buller Rain then snow. Min 2 Max 2
Mount Hotham Rain then snow. Min 1 Max 1
Wangaratta Rain. Possible heavy falls. Min 10 Max 14
Forecast for Friday 30 September
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds
north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures
reaching between 6 and 13.
Albury-Wodonga Showers. Min 5 Max 13
Falls Creek Snow showers. Wind easing. Min -3 Max -1
Mount Buller Snow showers. Min -4 Max 0
Mount Hotham Snow showers. Wind easing. Min -4 Max -2
Wangaratta Showers. Min 5 Max 13
Forecast for Saturday 1 October
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Snow
possible above 1300 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming
light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7
with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.
Albury-Wodonga Shower or two. Min 7 Max 16
Falls Creek Snow shower or two clearing. Min -1 Max 2
Mount Buller Snow shower or two clearing. Min -1 Max 3
Mount Hotham Snow shower or two clearing. Min -2 Max 1
Wangaratta Morning shower or two. Min 7 Max 15
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.
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