Australian Forecast Thursday, September 24 – Late Season Snowstorm Heading Our Way!

September 24th, 2020
Perisher’s snow cam this morning after 10cms overnight.It should be showing a lo t more tomorrow.


Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper

Valid Thursday September 24th – Monday 28thSeptember

Well, well, well, what do we have here… a late season snowstorm heading our way! A cold front and low combo will dump a whole lot of snow tomorrow, with lighter snowfalls persisting into Saturday. Most resorts are expected to receive around 20-30cm.

The weather will clear up nicely during Sunday and Monday as high pressure pushes on, so definitely head up, as it could be the best conditions we’ll see until next season. It’s perfect timing with kids starting spring holidays this weekend, although only Perisher is open, and a perfect time to hit the backcountry.


Light flurries today before that cold front & low to the west dump 20-30cm over Aussie resorts Friday and Saturday. Source: (vandalised by the Grasshopper)


Thursday 24th

Light snow flurries blowing in on a chilly W-NW wind, with some sunshine also thrown into the mix.

Friday 25th

Powder day! Snow to low levels through the day, with heavy falls and blizzard conditions likely. Strong NW winds will gradually turn to a light westerly.

Saturday 26th

Mostly light snowfalls throughout most of the day, with icy W-SW winds that will be quite strong in exposed areas.

Sunday 27th

Cloud, and any lingering flurries in the south, will gradually breakup and clear in the afternoon as cold southerlies die out.

Monday 28th

A calm, sunny, powder day, what a way to start a holiday! Some cloud will pop up in the afternoon, but not enough to darken the day

Extended Outlook

Next week we could see wet weather from Wednesday leading up to a possible cold front on the 4thor 5thof October, which may give the Aussie Alps a nice top-up of snow.

After that, high pressure looks to dominate through much of the second week of October.

That’s all from me, have a great day.