Aug 2012

A cold pool of air lingers over the southeast of Victoria, with a high over the west and a deep low well out over the Tasman Sea.

It is very cold with light snow, if anything at all, clearing later today.

A series of cold fronts are up next, but they are weakened by a high to our north. They pass through early Friday, on Saturday and late on Sunday/early Monday.

How much snow...

A trace, but the chance of 2 cm today.

2 cm Friday.

3 to 8 cm Saturday.

3 to 8 cm Sunday and Monday.

DETAILED ALPINE FORECAST (above 1200 metres)


Freeze level: About 1000 metres in far southeast this morning.

The chance of light snow in the morning, but dry and quite sunny for much of it.


Dry. A mix of sunshine and cloud.


Freeze level: About 1400 metres.

Snow showers.


Freeze level: About 1300 metres.

Snow showers, tending to a period of snow during the day.


Freeze level: About 1500 metres.

Snow showers, tending to a period of snow later.

The next system may be from next Wednesday and looks strong.

Courtesy of Jane's Weather,