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Alpine Forecast - VIC

IDV17005
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

North East District Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 17 July 2019
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 21 July 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 large high system over the Bight will drift slowly northeastwards over the
coming days. A cold front over southwestern Victoria will move away to the east
tonight but another cold front is then expected to reach southwestern Victoria
later on Thursday. A ridge of high pressure will extend across Victoria on
Friday but will contract to the Tasman Sea on Saturday as the next cold front
approaches western Victoria at night. This cold front will move through
southern Victoria on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 17 July
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1200 metres.
Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning westerly in the evening.

Forecast for Thursday 18 July
Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in
the evening. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to
25 km/h turning northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early
afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime
temperatures reaching between 6 and 12.

Albury-Wodonga      Possible shower.                Min 4       Max 12  
Falls Creek         Snow shower or two.             Min -5      Max 0  
Mount Buller        Snow shower or two. Windy.      Min -4      Max 0  
Mount Hotham        Snow shower or two. Windy.      Min -5      Max -1  
Wangaratta          Possible late shower.           Min 3       Max 12  

Sun protection 11:50am to 12:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

Forecast for Friday 19 July
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning.
The chance of morning fog. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds north to
northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly before dawn then
becoming light early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between
1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Albury-Wodonga      Early shower or two.            Min 5       Max 14  
Falls Creek         Snow showers easing.            Min -2      Max 2  
Mount Buller        Snow showers easing.            Min -2      Max 2  
Mount Hotham        Snow showers easing.            Min -3      Max 1  
Wangaratta          Possible early shower.          Min 5       Max 14  

Forecast for Saturday 20 July
Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and the chance of fog in the east in the morning.
Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Light winds
becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures
falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 15.

Albury-Wodonga      Partly cloudy.                  Min 4       Max 15  
Falls Creek         Possible snow shower.           Min -2      Max 1  
Mount Buller        Snow shower or two clearing.    Min -1      Max 2  
Mount Hotham        Snow showers. Becoming very windy.Min -2      Max 0  
Wangaratta          Partly cloudy.                  Min 4       Max 15  

Forecast for Sunday 21 July
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon.
Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h
tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming
light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5
with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 13.

Albury-Wodonga      Shower or two clearing.         Min 4       Max 14  
Falls Creek         Snow showers.                   Min -1      Max 0  
Mount Buller        Snow showers. Wind easing.      Min -1      Max 0  
Mount Hotham        Snow showers. Very windy.       Min -1      Max -1  
Wangaratta          Shower or two clearing.         Min 4       Max 13  

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Thursday.

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


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