Saturday was a very rainy day across the Wimmera, a great send off to July with 11.4mm of rain recorded in Stawell.
Rain poured down from around 12.30pm until late Saturday night. It was a very wet to the end of July.
Sunday, August 1 morning saw some fog but so far a clear day.
It is currently 9°C in Stawell.
For the rest of Sunday, it will be party cloudy with chances of rain in the afternoon.
The top temperature is expected to be 13°C.
There will be an overnight low of 3°C.
Monday, August 2 will be another rainy day with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon with a top of 14°C.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issues a warning for the Grampians area.
There is a severe weather warning for damaging winds on Friday, July 30.
Northerly winds, averaging 50 to 60 km/h with peak gusts of around 90 km/h, are expected to develop about the ranges within the warning area from late Friday morning.
Stawell will see a low of 5°C overnight, with a top of 11°C on Friday with a medium chance of rain.
It is currently 9°C in Stawell.
It is currently 11°C in Stawell.
It was a grey morning, with some sunshine peeking through by midmorning.
On Wednesday Stawell saw about 3mm of rain.
Wednesday reached a top of 10.7°C at 3.30pm.
The rest of Thursday for Stawell will be partly cloudy and reach a top of 13°C.
There are currently no BOM weather warnings for the Wimmera.
The weather warning has been cancelled with the severe weather is no longer occurring in the Wimmera districts.
Some of the strongest wind were recorded at Mount Williams with 105 km/h at 7pm on Tuesday, July 27.
Though the severe winds will still hit parts of Victoria on Wednesday evening, they will hit the Alpine and coastal areas.
Stawell is still forecast for possible thunderstorms and even hail Wednesday evening, with an overnight low of 3°C.
Tomorrow will be cloudy, with only a small chance of rain and a top of 13°C.
A northerly airstream over Victoria will strengthen during Tuesday evening as a strong cold front approaches the State from the west, crossing Victoria during Wednesday.
Destructive wind gusts are possible across the eastern ranges above 1500m, averaging 70 to 80 km/h with peak gusts to 125km/h, during Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning. Blizzard conditions are possible about the Alpine peaks during Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.
Damaging northerly winds, averaging 50 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are expected about much of Victoria on and south of the divide this evening then easing during Wednesday morning.
A squally west to northwesterly change will then cross Victoria during Wednesday morning and afternoon with gusts of 90 to 100 km/hr possible on the change. This change will move through the Melbourne Metropolitan area during Wednesday afternoon.
It is expected that winds will ease easing below warning thresholds by early Wednesday evening.
Locations which may be affected include Horsham, Warrnambool, Seymour, Maryborough, Ballarat, Geelong and Melbourne.
96 km/h at Mt William at 4:28pm.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* If driving conditions are dangerous, safely pull over away from trees, drains, low-lying areas and floodwater. Avoid travel if possible.
* Stay safe by avoiding dangerous hazards, such as floodwater, mud, debris, damaged roads and fallen trees.
* Be aware - heat, fire or recent storms may make trees unstable and more likely to fall when it's windy or wet.
* Check that loose items, such as outdoor settings, umbrellas and trampolines are safely secured. Move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
* Stay indoors and away from windows.
* If outdoors, move to a safe place indoors. Stay away from trees, drains, gutters, creeks and waterways.
* Stay away from fallen powerlines - always assume they are live.
* Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks. Heavy rainfall may also increase the potential for landslides and debris across roads.
The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 pm AEST Tuesday.
The Bureau of Meteorology's senior meteorologist Matthew Thomas said the damaging winds will be severe, with another a cold front on the way for Wednesday, July 28.
"The cold front will cross the state tomorrow, with a westerly change moving over the state during the day," he said.
There may be gusts of 90 to 100km/h with the current weather warning of damaging wind in the Western area.
Grampians Mount Williams reported gusts of 81km/h.
Rain is also headed Western Victoria's way, but will less than 5mm expected.
"With the colder air moving through as the change crosses during Wednesday, there is the possibility of thunderstorms," Mr Thomas said.
"With the elevated winds any storms have the potential to drag down damaging wind gusts of 90 to 100km/p during the course of the day, so there is the possibility of some severe thunderstorms and we're also likely to see some small hail out of the cold air mass."
Stawell will see a low of 10°C on Tuesday night, with a top of 12°C on Wednesday.
The Bureau also warned there may be more damaging wind warning on Friday with a cold front.
A second windy warming has been issued at 11am on Tuesday, July 27.
Damaging winds averaging 50 to 60 km/h with peak gusts of up to 90 km/h are then expected to extend over the the remainder of the warning area in the west during Tuesday evening.
Damaging winds will tend westerly and continue about western, southern and northeastern Victoria during Wednesday morning and afternoon, easing below warning thresholds by early evening.
It is currently 13°C in Stawell, with an expected top of 15°C
There will be an overnight low of 9°C, and a top of 13°C on Wednesday, July 28.
A severe weather warning has been issued for the Wimmera, as a strong cold front approaches from the west.
Damaging northerly winds averaging 60 to 70km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100km/h are expected to develop in the western and central Victorian ranges on Tuesday afternoon, then extend to the eastern ranges and south western Victorian in the evening.
⚠️Severe Weather Warning has been issued for damaging winds developing about the ranges on TUESDAY afternoon for South West, North Central & parts of Central, East Gippsland, North East, West & South Gippsland & Wimmera forecast districts.— Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria (@BOM_Vic) July 26, 2021
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For more information, visit the Bureau of Meteorology's website.
After a wet, windy and chilly weekend, temperatures are picking up a bit this week but will still bring rain.
Stawell saw about 2.2mm of rain overnight, and woke up to a practically balmy 9.5°C at 7.30am.
As of 11am, it is 11°C, not too shy from the top temperature of 13°C.
There is more rain coming later today.
After a wet and windy day in Stawell on Saturday, conditions have somewhat eased in the Wimmera, but it is still cold.
At 10am on Sunday morning Horsham was sitting at 5.6°C with a Feels Like temperature of 0.8°C.
A top of 11°C is expected on Sunday.
While a severe weather warning was issued for the region on Saturday, there are no similar warnings for Sunday, but a cloudy day is expected with gusty winds and possible small hail.
There is a high chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening.
Snow may be falling above 600 metres in the morning with winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h.
It is currently 8°C in Stawell, with rain predicted across the afternoon and a top of 11°C.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for residents in the Wimmera, Central, Mallee, South West, North Central, forecast districts, as well as parts of Gippsland.
The Bureau predicts damaging northwesterly winds averaging 50 to 60 km/h with peak gusts of around 90 km/h over parts of the warning area.
Wind gusts may reach 100 km/h across elevated parts of eastern Victoria, including across the peaks of the Grampians.
The SES advises that:
- If driving conditions are dangerous, safely pull over away from trees, drains, low-lying areas and floodwater. Avoid travel if possible.
- Stay safe by avoiding dangerous hazards, such as floodwater, mud, debris, damaged roads and fallen trees.
- Be aware - heat, fire or recent storms may make trees unstable and more likely to fall when it's windy or wet.
- Check that loose items, such as outdoor settings, umbrellas and trampolines are safely secured. Move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
- Stay indoors and away from windows.
- If outdoors, move to a safe place indoors. Stay away from trees, drains, gutters, creeks and waterways.
- Stay away from fallen powerlines - always assume they are live.
- Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks. Heavy rainfall may also increase the potential for landslides and debris across roads.
- Stay informed: Monitor weather warnings, forecasts and river levels at the Bureau of Meteorology website, and warnings through VicEmergency.
It is currently 8°C in Stawell.
Today barely got over 8°C, a top temperature of 8.1 at 4pm. Not much rain despite the forecast, with Stawell receiving 1.6mm of rain overnight and early this morning.
This weekend will be a cold and wintery one, with warmer days ahead next week.
Saturday, July 24 will have a low of 4°C and a top of 10°C. There will be a chance of rain and thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon, with some winds gusts and possible hail in the afternoon.
Bureau of Meteorology meteorologist Tom Delamotte said there will be a series of strong cold fronts over the weekend.
"The first of those will move through on Saturday morning, and another strong cold front overnight Saturday in to Sunday, with a third strong front to move trough on Sunday night," he said.
There will be damaging winds in Western parts of Victoria.
"Even if we don't reach that damaging level, we are expecting winds to be quite strong and gusty right through Saturday and Sunday," Mr Delamotte said.
There will be some rain with the winds.
There will be some snow fall at Mount William and the Grampians across the weekend, particularly on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
"We're likely to see snow falling to around 500m elevation right across the state, potentially even flurries even lower than that down to around 400m," Mr Delamotte said.
The BOM advised to ensure larger backyard items are tied down with the upcoming winds.
Stawell is around 6°C at 6pm.
It reached a top temperature of 8.6°C at 2.30pm meaning it didn't even come close to double digits today.
There is a strong chance of rain tonight.
Tomorrow, Friday, July 23, will be another single digit day with the top temperature of 8°C and an overnight low of 3°C.
There will be morning showers as well.
As of 12.30pm, it is currently 8°C in Stawell.
Most people would have woken to a crisp 6°C start to the day with no rain overnight or this morning.
There is rain coming this afternoon and into the evening with winds of up to 30km/h.
As of 5pm it is still just 9°C.
Stawell just reached it's top temperature of 10°C at around 3pm.
There was just over 2mm of rain before 9am with the rest of the day dry as a bone.
Thursday, July 22 will be another cold day. It will get down to 3°C overnight and reach just 9°C during the daytime.
There will be some fog in the morning and showers in the afternoon and evening.
Mount William is looking at light snowfall on Thursday night.
It is currently just 9°C in Stawell as of Wednesday, July 21 at 12pm.
It won't get much warmer with a top forecast of 11°C.
There looks to be rain and snow on Thursday, July 22.
There will be fog in the morning, with a low of 3°C and a top of just 10°C.
There is a good chance of showers in the afternoon and evening.
Chance of snow at 1100 metres.
Wednesday, July 21 will be even chiller with an overnight low of just 3°C and a maximum temperature of 11°C.
It will be partly cloudy with chance of rain in the Grampians.
Stawell saw over 8mm of rain in 24 hours on Tuesday, July 20 and saw southwesterly gusts of over 60km/h.
The highest gusts were recorded just after noon on Mount William, with 102 km/h winds.
DAMAGING southwesterly winds averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of around 90 km/h are possible with and behind a cold front on Tuesday, July 20 about elevated parts of the Otways and Grampians.
The damaging winds are expected the develop about the Otways and Grampians during the mid to late morning.
The damaging winds are expected the develop about the Otways and Grampians during the mid to late morning.
IT looks to be the coldest week yet for winter 2021 this week, with most of the week barely hitting double digits for the maximum temperature.
Wimmera is in for thunderstorms, rain, wind and even some snow this week according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
In Stawell, for the rest of Monday, July 19, the temperature will reach a maximum of 12°C, with showers during the day.
There will be an overnight low of 7°C, with Tuesday seeing some winds of up to 45km/h and a top of 11°C.
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Tuesday is forecast for more thunderstorms and showers throughout the day and possible hail in the afternoon.
There is also a chance of snow falling above 600 metres in the afternoon and evening in the Grampians.
For Wednesday, there will be a top of 11°C after an overnight of 4°C, it will be cloudy and with some winds of up to 25km/h.
More chances of snow, with snow possible above 800 metres in the early morning for the Grampians.
Thursday: Low 2°C, top 11°C.
Friday: Low 5°C, top 9°C.
There are some reports of strong winds this weekend from other weather which have not been confirmed by the Bureau.
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