Bureau of Meteorology Forecasts

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Alpine Forecast - VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

North East District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 23 October 2019
for the period until midnight EDT Saturday 26 October 2019.

Warning Information
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.

Weather Situation
A high pressure system centred over the Tasman Sea will extend a ridge over
Tasmania today. A cold front and associated trough will approach far western
Victoria late Thursday night and sweep across Victoria on Friday. A cold,
unstable westerly airflow will follow the front and persist over Victoria on

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 23 October
Sunny. Patchy fog about the ranges early this morning. Light winds. Daytime
maximum temperatures 22 to 29.

Albury-Wodonga      Sunny.                          Max 29  
Falls Creek         Sunny.                          Max 15  
Mount Buller        Sunny.                          Max 15  
Mount Hotham        Sunny.                          Max 14  
Wangaratta          Sunny.                          Max 29  

Fire Danger:

Sun protection 9:30am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Forecast for Thursday 24 October
Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the
late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime
temperatures reaching 24 to 32.

Albury-Wodonga      Hot and sunny.                  Min 9       Max 33  
Falls Creek         Becoming windy. Sunny.          Min 6       Max 17  
Mount Buller        Becoming windy. Sunny.          Min 7       Max 18  
Mount Hotham        Becoming windy. Sunny.          Min 5       Max 16  
Wangaratta          Hot and sunny.                  Min 7       Max 33  

Forecast for Friday 25 October
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and
evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the morning
and afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting west to
northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling
to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Albury-Wodonga      Shower or two.                  Min 15      Max 28  
Falls Creek         Showers. Very windy.            Min 12      Max 13  
Mount Buller        Showers. Very windy.            Min 12      Max 13  
Mount Hotham        Showers. Very windy.            Min 11      Max 12  
Wangaratta          Shower or two.                  Min 18      Max 26  

Forecast for Saturday 26 October
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon.
Snow falling above 1000 metres. Possible hail in the south in the evening. The
chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon. Winds west to
northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to southwesterly during the afternoon
then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to
between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 18.

Albury-Wodonga      Shower or two.                  Min 9       Max 18  
Falls Creek         Snow showers. Windy.            Min -1      Max 2  
Mount Buller        Snow showers. Windy.            Min -1      Max 1  
Mount Hotham        Snow showers. Very windy.       Min -1      Max 1  
Wangaratta          Shower or two.                  Min 6       Max 18  

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

* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or
public phones.

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