Chance of snowfall in the Upper Lachlan Shire

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast snowfall in the Southern Tablelands for Saturday as a second cold front passes through the area.

Early showers are expected to develop and then there is a chance that snow will fall above 700 metres.

Overnight temperatures are predicted to plummet to between zero and 3 degrees, and daytime temperatures will reach between 6 to 11 degrees.

Vigorous west to northwesterly winds developed on Wednesday night ahead of a cold front which is crossing southern New South Wales today.

From this morning damaging winds, averaging 60 to 70 km/h, with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h, likely to impact some areas below 1900 metres.

Winds are forecast to ease later on Saturday after the passage of the cold front to speeds averaging 30 to 45 km/h.

Overnight temperatures on Sunday are expected to fall between minus 3 and zero degrees with daytime temperatures between 6 to 11 degrees.

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Weather: Chance of snowfall above 700 metres for Saturday. Photo: Pixabay

Weather: Chance of snowfall above 700 metres for Saturday. Photo: Pixabay