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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:41 am EST on Wednesday 30 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 2 August 2014.

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 strong cold front will move from south of Western Australia northeastwards to
cross Victoria during Thursday while a deep complex low pressure system passes
south of Tasmania. Another cold front will move from the Southern Ocean to
cross Victoria on Friday with a very cold southwest to southerly airflow
extending over the State. The next high pressure system will then rapidly
approach from the Bight, reaching western Victoria late on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 30 July
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Daytime
maximum temperatures around 15.

Colac A few showers. Becoming windy. Max 15
Hamilton A few showers. Becoming windy. Max 15
Warrnambool A few showers. Becoming windy. Max 16

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Forecast for Thursday 31 July
Cloudy. Rain developing in the morning, easing to scattered showers by the
evening with local hail and thunderstorms. Snow showers developing down to
around 700 metres in the evening. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h increasing
to 45 to 65 km/h in the morning then turning westerly 35 to 55 km/h in the
middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime
temperatures reaching around 13.

Colac Rain. Very windy. Min 10 Max 13
Hamilton Rain easing. Very windy. Min 9 Max 12
Warrnambool Rain easing. Very windy. Min 10 Max 14

Forecast for Friday 1 August
Cloudy. Scattered showers falling as snow above 500 metres contracting to the
ranges during the morning. The chance of thunderstorms with hail until evening.
Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning south to southwesterly during
the afternoon then becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching
between 9 and 12.

Colac A few showers. Min 4 Max 10
Hamilton A few showers. Min 3 Max 10
Warrnambool A few showers. Becoming windy. Min 5 Max 12

Forecast for Saturday 2 August
Partly cloudy. Patches of morning fog and frost. Isolated light showers. Light
winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with
daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

Colac Light shower or two. Min 3 Max 11
Hamilton Light shower or two. Min 1 Max 11
Warrnambool Light shower or two. Min 5 Max 13

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

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

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