SNOW could fall in the Bathurst CBD for the first time in four years with a wet, wild and white weekend forecast for the city.
The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast snow as low as 600 metres on Saturday and Sunday as arctic conditions sweep the state.
High areas to the south of Bathurst have already seen flurries today with heavier falls expected overnight and tomorrow morning.
Bathurst has not had significant snow in the centre of town and surrounding suburbs since an overnight dump on July 17, 2015 - described by long-time residents as the city's heaviest snow in at least 40 years.
But the city's elevation of 650 metres means snowmen are a real chance over the weekend, even if a repeat of the 2015 whiteout is unlikely.
Bathurst can expect maximum temperatures of just seven degrees Celsius both Saturday and Sunday, with up to 10 millimetres of rain each day.
It will be even colder in Oberon where maximums are not expected to pass three degrees Celsius and heavy snowfall is likely to be accompanied by rain and possible thunderstorms.
Motorists are urged to take care on the roads right across the weekend and to drive to the conditions.
Live traffic updates from the Roads and Maritime Service are available here.
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