Official BOM State Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Victoria State Forecast
Issued at 4:32 pm EST on Sunday 20 August 2017
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 24 August 2017.

Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A high pressure system over Victoria will drift away to the northeast tonight.
A cold front and associated low pressure system over the Bight will weaken as
they move across the State on Monday. A ridge of high pressure will extend over
Victoria on Tuesday as another front approaches from the southwest. The cold
front will cross southern Victoria on Wednesday while a high pressure system
over the Bight extends a ridge over Victoria on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday 20 August
Cloud increasing from the west with isolated showers over western border parts,
extending eastwards during the evening and reaching central districts
overnight. Showers increasing to rain at times over the far west during the
evening. Light winds tending northerly across western districts.

Forecast for Monday 21 August
Areas of morning frost about the east. Scattered showers, contracting to the
east and northwest during the day then clearing later. Snowfalls above 900
metres. A cold and mostly cloudy day with mainly moderate northerly winds.

Forecast for Tuesday 22 August
Morning fog and frost in the north and east. Isolated showers over the
southwest coast, extending inland over southwestern districts during the
afternoon and evening and becoming scattered near the coast. A cool to mild and
partly cloudy day with light to moderate west to northwesterly winds.

Forecast for Wednesday 23 August
Scattered showers over southern and mountain districts with isolated showers
over the northwest and east Gippsland. A cool to mild and mostly cloudy day.
Moderate west to northwesterly winds, fresh at times in the south, shifting
west to southwesterly during the day.

Forecast for Thursday 24 August
Isolated showers over southern and mountain districts, tending scattered near
the coast. Dry over the northern plains. A cool to mild and partly cloudy day
with light to moderate west to southwesterly winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Monday.

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