Overnight snowfalls across the Bathurst region

HIGH country areas across the Bathurst region are waking to a white-out this morning following overnight snowfalls.

The Western Advocate has already received reports of snow in Oberon, Black Springs and Sunny Corner as another wintry blast passes through the region.

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast a top temperature of just 11 degrees today and a new sheep graziers’ warning is now in place.

“Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly winds are expected during Thursday,” the bureau reported on its website at 6.05am.

“Areas likely to be affected include the Northern Tablelands, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes and Snowy Mountains forecast districts.

“There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.”

Oberon is expecting a top of just 7 degrees today.