MELBOURNE - Jul 30/10 - SNS -- The current forecast for the state of Victoria was released by Australia's Bureau of Meteorology.
Forecast for the rest of SaturdayIsolated showers, more widespread about the northeast ranges and in the southwest and falling as snow above 1400 metres. A cool mostly cloudy day with moderate to fresh west to northwesterly wind, stronger about the exposed coast and higher ranges. Forecast for SundayShowers becoming extensive in southern and mountain areas with local hail and thunder developing. Snowfalls developing down to 700 metres and Alpine blizzards. Cold, fresh to strong northwesterly wind shifting squally west to southwesterly by early afternoon and reaching gale force about parts of the coast and over Alpine areas. Forecast for MondayShowers in southern and mountain areas, tending to rain at times in the morning but then becoming isolated in the west later in the day. Isolated showers over the northern plains contracting eastwards. Snowfalls initially above 800 metres becoming confined to the Alps. A cool to cold day with a fresh to strong south to southwesterly wind easing in the west. Forecast for TuesdayIsolated showers across southern and mountain areas, scattered at first in East Gippsland. Alpine snow showers above 1400 metres. Local morning fogs in the northwest. Cool to cold with mainly moderate westerly wind tending northwesterly.The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Saturday.* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Weather & Warnings Australia Warnings Summary External Territories Major Cities Weather Charts --> Rainfall & River Conditions New South Wales Warnings Summary Forecasts Sydney Forecast NSW Forecast Areas Map Observations Sydney Observations All NSW Observations Rainfall & River Conditions Victoria Warnings Summary Forecasts Melbourne Metro Forecast Vic. Forecast Areas Map Observations Melbourne Observations All Victorian Observations Rainfall & River Conditions Queensland Warnings Summary Forecasts Brisbane Forecast Qld. Forecast Areas Map Observations Brisbane Observations All Queensland Observations Rainfall & River Conditions Western Australia Warnings Summary Forecasts Perth Forecast WA Forecast Areas Map Observations Perth Observations All WA Observations Rainfall & River Conditions South Australia Warnings Summary Forecasts Adelaide Forecast SA Forecast Areas Map Observations Adelaide Observations All SA Observations Rainfall & River Conditions Tasmania Warnings Summary Forecasts Hobart Forecast Tas. Forecast Areas Map Observations Hobart Observations All Tasmanian Observations Rainfall & River Conditions Australian Capital Territory Warnings Summary Forecasts ACT and Canberra Forecast Observations Canberra Observations Northern Territory Warnings Summary Forecasts Darwin and Rural Forecast NT Forecast Areas Map Observations Darwin Observations All NT Observations Rainfall & River Conditions Antarctic Global National Weather Services Radar Viewer Tropical Cyclones Tsunami Warnings Flood Warnings --> Weather Maps Satellite Images Agriculture Marine UV Protection Home About Us Learn about Meteorology Contacts Search Site Map Help Feedback Weather & Warnings Climate Water Numerical Prediction About Services Registered Users This page was created at 05:05 on Saturday 31 July 2010 (GMT) © Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2010, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533 532) Please note the Copyright Notice and Disclaimer statements relating to the use of the information on this site and our site Privacy and Accessibility statements. Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements. Please also note the Acknowledgement notice relating to the use of information on this site. No unsolicited commercial email.
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