|Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Country District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Tuesday 7 December 2010
for the period until midnight EDT Friday 10 December 2010.
Warning Summary at issue time
Final Flood Warning for the Avoca River Downstream of Charlton..
Minor Flood Warning for the Goulburn River..
Moderate Flood Warning for the Loddon River D/S of Laanecoorie Reservoir.
Final Flood Warning for the Seven and Castle Creeks.
Flood Watch for the Campaspe, Loddon, Avoca and Wimmera Basins.
Flood Watch for the Goulburn and Broken Basins.
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.
A high pressure system southeast of Tasmania will slowly drift across the
southern Tasman Sea during today. A low pressure trough over the Bight will
pass over South Australia on Tuesday then reach central Victoria by late
Wednesday. The trough will cross eastern Victoria on Thursday morning. A cold
front is expected to move through Bass Strait and southern Victoria on Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms. Winds north to
northeasterly averaging 25 to 40 km/h. Temperatures in the high 20s during the
Bendigo Few showers and storms. Max 27
Shepparton Shower or two. Max 29
Echuca Few showers and storms. Max 29
Low to Moderate
UV Alert from 9:00 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Forecast for Wednesday
Cloudy. Areas of rain developing around dawn, becoming more widespread and
heavy around midday. Isolated thunderstorms. Winds north to northeasterly
averaging 25 to 35 km/h becoming light by early evening. Overnight temperatures
falling to in the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.
Bendigo Heavy rain. Chance of storms. Min 20 Max 24
Shepparton Heavy rain, storms. Min 20 Max 27
Echuca Heavy rain, storms. Min 20 Max 27
Forecast for Thursday
Areas of rain in the east in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the
morning, mainly in the east. Sunny afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly
averaging 10 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with
daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.
Bendigo Sunny. Min 14 Max 25
Shepparton Rain clearing. Chance of storm. Min 16 Max 28
Echuca Rain clearing. Chance of storm. Min 15 Max 28
Forecast for Friday
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the south in the late morning and afternoon.
Winds west to southwesterly averaging 15 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures
falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
Bendigo Partly cloudy. Min 13 Max 20
Shepparton Mostly sunny. Min 14 Max 23
Echuca Mostly sunny. Min 13 Max 23
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Tuesday.
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