Bureau of Meteorology Forecast

Snowy Mountains & VIC Alpine Areas

Issued: Wed Jul 23
A high pressure system is currently centred over Bass Strait, while a weak low pressure system is moving slowly eastwards over the Nullarbor Plain. The low will move slowly southeast today and tomorrow, while a low pressure trough and associated cloud band will move across western New South Wales on tonight and on Thursday. The low will remain weak, and should reach Bass Strait by Friday, with the associated trough expected over central New South Wales on Friday and then the northeast on Saturday. Another high pressure system will develop over New South Wales during the weekend in the wake of the trough.

Resort Forecasts
NSW - Thredbo | Perisher
VIC - Buller | Hotham | Fallscreek

Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the east early this morning. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
Chance of snow 1800m : Below 5%
1400m : 0%
1000m : 0%
Thu Jul 24
Cloudy. Areas of frost in the west early in the morning. Patchy rain developing during the morning, more widespread west of the ranges. Areas of snow about the ranges above 1500 metres from the early morning. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Chance of snow 1800m : 60%
1400m : 20%
1000m : 0%
Fri Jul 25
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers west of the ranges, falling as snow above 1500 metres. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Chance of snow 1800m : 50%
1400m : 10%
1000m : 0%
Sat Jul 26
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers about the ranges in the morning. The chance of snow above 1400 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Chance of snow 1800m : 40%
1400m : 10%
1000m : 0%
Source: Bureau of Meteorology Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by telephone 1300-659-218* or through some TV and radio broadcasts. * Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones.. Source id: IDN11032  


Jane's Weather Snow Forecast

Cloud replacing sunshine today - a sign of the 5 to 10 cm of snow due on Thursday and Friday (up high). Chance of snow showers over the weekend. Snowy system building for next week.

Presented by: aussieskier.com Summary: A high pressure system is moving out to our east, as a low and trough cross central parts of Australia. This system peaks over South Australia on Wednesday, and will weaken as it crosses the southeast on Thursday and Friday. It will be borderline cold enough for snow up high, but most of the moisture has gone anyway. So, we are looking at light snow above 1700 metres to finish the week... continue


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