IDV17003
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria

Northern Country District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Sunday 18 February 2018 for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 21 February 2018.

Warning Information
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.

Weather Situation
An upper level trough will approach the State from the west late Sunday and will cross Victoria on Monday. A high pressure system will pass to the south of Tasmania late Monday and during Tuesday before reaching the Tasman Sea on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday 18 February Mostly sunny. Cloud increasing later with a slight (20%) chance of a light shower in the southwest this evening. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening then tending south to southeasterly in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Bendigo Mostly sunny. Max 33
Echuca Sunny. Max 35
Shepparton Sunny. Max 34

Fire Danger:
High

Sun protection 9:30am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Forecast for Monday 19 February
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Bendigo Partly cloudy. Min 17 Max 31
Echuca Possible shower. Min 17 Max 33
Shepparton Possible shower. Min 17 Max 32

Forecast for Tuesday 20 February
Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to northeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Bendigo Sunny. Min 17 Max 33

Echuca Sunny. Min 17 Max 33

Shepparton Sunny. Min 17 Max 33

Forecast for Wednesday 21 February
Partly cloudy. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Bendigo Partly cloudy. Min 17 Max 31
Echuca Partly cloudy. Min 16 Max 32
Shepparton Partly cloudy. Min 15 Max 31

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Sunday.

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