A cold front crossing Tasmania is causing rain and gusty winds while moist onshore winds are driving showers over eastern Queensland, with mostly clear weather elsewhere
It's set to be a sunny start to the working week for most of the country today, although some areas could see some snow and a chilly winds.
A cold front crossing Tasmania is causing rain and gusty winds across the state with some highland snow also forecast.
Moist onshore winds are driving showers over eastern Queensland.
It will be dry and mostly clear elsewhere under high pressure, with hot winds and a Severe Fire Danger in the north.
Here's your state-by-state forecast for Monday, September 14, 2020:
A declining high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge over the eastern Queensland. A weakening trough in the southwest will move slowly east.
A slight to medium chance of showers about the east coast north of Fraser Island, increasing to a high to very high chance about the North Tropical Coast. A slight chance of light shower in the far southwest during the early morning. Mostly sunny elsewhere, with a chance of early morning fog about the southeastern inland.
Maximum and minimum temperatures generally near average, tending near or above average in the west and south. Highs of 27C in Brisbane and 29C in Townsville.
NEW SOUTH WALES & THE ACT
Dry apart from the chance of a shower about the southern coast. Patchy morning fog in the east. Mostly sunny day.
Daytime temperatures above average in most areas, although a little below average across the southern inland, with top temps of 18C in Wagga Wagga. Sydney is looking at highs of 21C, while Coffs Harbour will be a sunny 25C for the start of the week.
Canberra will climb to 20C after a foggy start.
Southeast to southwesterly winds forecast.
Morning fog areas, mainly in the north. Isolated showers across the south, mostly near the coast, clearing during the afternoon.
Dry in the north and east. Partly cloudy across the south and west with cloud contracting to the southwest during the afternoon.
A cool to mild day with moderate west to southwesterly winds, light in the north. Top temperatures in the state of 19C in Shepparton, Bairnsdale and Omeo. A cool 1C to 3C in Mt Baw Baw.
Showers about the west, south and central areas. Fine elsewhere. Snow to around 700 metres in the south, gradually rising during the day.
Temperatures are forecast to reach a high of 17C in Swansea and 14C in Smithton with the mercury dropping down to 5C in some parts overnight.
A Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds is in place for people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East and parts of Western, East Coast, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.
Damaging westerly winds averaging 50 to 60 km/h with isolated gusts of 90 to 100 km/h, are expected across parts of southern and central Tasmania throughout Monday.
Early morning fog patches about the agricultural area and frost patches about the Flinders and Mid North districts.
A slight chance of morning showers in the southern agricultural area and far northeast.
Cool to mild grading to warm to hot in the far north with highs of 28C in Oodnadatta, much cooler on the coast with highs of 18C for Adelaide. Moderate southwest to southeasterly winds, fresh at times.
A broad trough lies inland from the Kimberley and Pilbara coast. A ridge of high pressure is developing over southern parts of the state with a high moving into the Bight today.
Top temperatures of 40C forecast in Port Headland with a Severe Fire Danger current for the Kimberley Inland area.
Highs of 28C in Perth, dipping down to 12C overnight.
Patchy morning fog in the eastern Carpentaria, eastern Arnhem and southwestern Daly Districts. A slight chance of a morning showers about the Tiwi Islands and an afternoon shower about the southwest Daly and far eastern Carpentaria Districts. Partly cloudy in the Arnhem and Tanami Districts and sunny elsewhere.
A little cooler in the south with highs of 29C in Alice Springs. Moderate east to southeast winds, fresh and gusty at times across the Top End and in the Lasseter and Tanami Districts.
Fire Danger - Severe in the northern Daly District. Very high elsewhere north of Elliott and a Severe Fire Danger current for the Darwin and Adelaide River area.
- Reported with Weatherzone and Bureau of Meteorology
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/weather-forecast-australia-rain-gusty-winds-tasmania-queensland-showers-weatherzone/3a640742-018c-4224-9f48-2beed94276de