Bureau of Meteorology Forecasts

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Snowy Mountains Forecast

Issued: Mon Apr 24
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards the northern New South Wales coast. The high is expected to weaken during Monday and move east as a cold front approaches from the southwest. This front, with an associated trough, will affect New South Wales during Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing widespread rain followed by a significantly cooler change. A new high pressure system is forecast to develop over the Bight during the second half of the week, extending a ridge eastwards in the front's wake and promoting generally fine weather, albeit with some cool mornings.

Today
Partly cloudy. Morning fog, most likely in the east. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Chance of snow 1800m : 0%
1400m : 0%
1000m : 0%
Tue Apr 25
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls about the Alps. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Chance of snow 1800m : Below 5%
1400m : 0%
1000m : 0%
Wed Apr 26
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon, with possible small hail. Snow falling about the peaks at first, lowering to 1000 metres later in the day. Winds west to northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h turning southwesterly during the morning.
Chance of snow 1800m : 90%
1400m : 90%
1000m : 40%
Thu Apr 27
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, falling as snow above 1000 metres. Winds southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h.
Chance of snow 1800m : 30%
1400m : 30%
1000m : 10%

Source: Bureau of Meteorology. Source id: IDN11032

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