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Alpine Forecast - VIC

IDV17005
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

North East District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 31 July 2021
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 3 August 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation
A cold front will cross Victoria later on Saturday and early Sunday. A low
pressure system will move over waters south of the Bight later on Sunday. This
low will move to the southwest of Victoria on Monday, then to the southeast of
Tasmania on Tuesday, as an associated cold front crosses Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 31 July
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely later tonight. Snow
falling above 1700 metres. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending
north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum
temperatures between 10 and 17.

Albury-Wodonga      Late rain.                      Max 17  
Falls Creek         Rain or snow. Very windy.       Max 4  
Mount Buller        Rain developing. Very windy.    Max 5  
Mount Hotham        Rain or snow. Very windy.       Max 3  
Wangaratta          Late rain.                      Max 17  

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

Forecast for Sunday 1 August
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the morning, easing to the medium
(40%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Snow falling about the Alpine peaks
at first, lowering to above 1300 metres during the afternoon. Winds north to
northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h before
dawn then becoming light early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling
to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

Albury-Wodonga      Rain then shower or two.        Min 8       Max 14  
Falls Creek         Snow. Wind easing.              Min -1      Max 3  
Mount Buller        Snow easing. Wind easing.       Min -1      Max 3  
Mount Hotham        Snow easing. Wind easing.       Min -1      Max 2  
Wangaratta          Rain then shower or two.        Min 8       Max 15  

Forecast for Monday 2 August
Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost in the east. The chance of morning
fog in the north. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon
and evening. Snow falling above 1300 metres during the day, lowering to above
1100 metres at night. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the
morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero
with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Albury-Wodonga      Showers increasing.             Min 3       Max 15  
Falls Creek         Snow showers. Becoming windy.   Min -3      Max 2  
Mount Buller        Snow showers. Becoming windy.   Min -3      Max 3  
Mount Hotham        Snow showers. Becoming windy.   Min -3      Max 1  
Wangaratta          Showers increasing.             Min 3       Max 15  

Forecast for Tuesday 3 August
Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1100 metres at
first, lowering to above 900 metres during the morning. The chance of a
thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible small hail. Winds north to
northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during
the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime
temperatures reaching between 5 and 11.

Albury-Wodonga      Showers.                        Min 5       Max 12  
Falls Creek         Snow showers. Windy.            Min -3      Max -2  
Mount Buller        Snow showers. Windy.            Min -4      Max -1  
Mount Hotham        Snow showers. Very windy.       Min -4      Max -3  
Wangaratta          Showers.                        Min 5       Max 12  

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

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