JANE'S SNOW FORecast discussion
FOR THE MAINLAND AUSTRALIAN ALPS
Updated: Thursday morning.
The final cold front in this series has passed through.
THURSDAY: A mix of sun and cloud. Snow showers, clearing during the day.
0 to 1 cm of snow, above 1300m.
High pressure takes over for the end of the week and start of the weekend, with light winds. The next front arrives on Saturday night.
FRIDAY and SATURDAY: Lovely sunshine.
SATURDAY NIGHT and SUNDAY: Rain quickly turning to snow in VIC on Saturday night, spreading to NSW near midnight. Snow showers follow, easing during Sunday, with a mix of sun and cloud.
around 5cm of snow, above 1800m, quickly lowering to 1200m.
High pressure sits over the Bight, extending a ridge over the southeast early next week.
MONDAY and TUESDAY: Dry, a mix of sun and cloud.
The next cold front is likely to arrive on Wednesday. This one comes up from the south and should have a surge of cold air with it. Weather models are slowly coming together on how strong it will be (either a good, direct hit, or the high interferes).
WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY: Snow redeveloping on Wednesday. Snow showers follow on Thursday, slowly clearing.
5 to 15 cm of snow, above 1300m, lowering to 900m.
(sent during the snow season)
AUTOMATIC SNOW FORECASTS
Snow forecasts are produced from data from the EC model (ECMWF). Updated twice daily, around 6am and 6pm. This is straight model data, use as a guide only.
Forecasts are for mid-mountain - see the resort's page for other elevations.