Monday, March 25, 2019

Weather warning updated

Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania


Severe Weather Warning

for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North West Coast, Central Plateau and parts of North East, East Coast, Central North and Midlands Forecast Districts.


Issued at 6:05 pm Monday, 25 March 2019.

A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SUSTAINS DAMAGING WINDS OVER TASMANIA OVERNIGHT ON MONDAY.


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A deep low pressure system moving past the south will sustain strong and gusty west to southwesterly winds over much of the state overnight into early Tuesday morning.


DAMAGING WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of about 90 to 100 km/h are likely across Tasmania much of Tasmania overnight tonight. Along the east coast these wind speeds are more likely early on Tuesday morning.

Winds are have eased over areas of Northern Tasmania but are likely to remain strong and gusty at times tonight. Winds over the remainder of the state will begin to ease during Tuesday morning.


Locations which may be affected include Burnie, St Helens, Swansea, Strahan, New Norfolk and Hobart.

In the past 6 hours the following wind gusts have been observed: 159 km/h Maatsuyker Island, 137km/h Hogan Island, 128km/h Cape Bruny, 117km/h Low Rocky Point and Mt Wellington, 98km/h Flinders Island, Maria Island, Luncheon Hill, Strahan and Low Head.


The State Emergency Service advises that people should: 
* Supervise children closely. 
* Check that family and neighbours are aware of warnings. 
* Manage pets and livestock. 
* Secure outdoor items including furniture and play equipment. 
* Be prepared in case of power outages and report any outages to TasNetworks on 132 004. 
* Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving. 
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice. 
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500. 


The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11pm Monday. Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 216

Sunday, March 24, 2019

New Norfolk golf results

NEW NORFOLK GOLF CLUB

Saturday 23/3/19 Tony Henricks Memorial Stableford
A Grade: B. Rainbird 42, L. Post 40, D. Stevenson 39, M. Williams 38, J. Hastie 37.
B Grade: M. Tangata 42, A. Watts 39, P. Wilton 39, N. Smith 38 c/b, A. Richardson 38.
C Grade: J. Hodge 42 c/b, P. Browning 42, D. Jenkins 41, R. Walters 40 c/b, L. Withers 40.
NTP: 3rd W. Thomas, 6/15th L. McKenzie, 8/17th M. Smith, 11th L. Heron.
Longest drive: 2nd B. Rainbird, 5th L. Post. Superpin: M. Smith.
Hole in one: 8th M. Smith.

Official Twilight winners
Division 1: B. Watt 148, A. Lowe 143, C. Youd 139, J. Ackerly 136, D. King 136.
Division 2: D. Williams 152, M. Tangata 148, B. Withers 147, G. Triffitt 146, I. King 144.
Division 3: M. Minton 163, B. Crosswell 152, R. Collins 152, A. Bond 149, A. Watts 146.

Thursday 21/3/2019 Twilight stableford – final official round
Division 1: D. Williams 22, A. Lowe 19 c/b, F. Carmichael 19, M. Williams 18, B. Heron 17 c/b.
Division 2: M. Tangata 20 c/b, M. Smith 20, R. Rainbird 18, R. Collins 17, M. Minton 16
Division 3: B. Crosswell 19 c/b, A. Bond 19, R. Collins 17, A. Youd 16 c/b, D. Giles 16.
Superpin: M. Tangata.

Wednesday 20/3/19 Stableford
18 hole: M. Smith 48, D. Lowry 43, R. Collins 35, T. Morgan 34 c/b, L. McKenzie 34. Birdie hole: M. Smith.
9 hole: M. Smith 26, D. Lowry 24, B. Wilson 20 c/b, C. Simpson 20, L. McKenzie 18. Birdie hole: D. Post.

Anyone interested in joining the New Norfolk Golf Club as a playing member or social member, or looking for a function venue, is welcome to contact the club for further information:
1 Howell Drive, New Norfolk, Tasmania. Phone: (03) 6261 2653
Email: newnorfolkgolfclub@bigpond.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/NewNorfolkGolfClub/
The club is available for hire for weddings, private functions etc.  The venue cost is free for a function of more than 40.

Warning to sheep graziers

Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania


Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts

Issued at 9:49pm on Sunday 24 March 2019.

Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong northwesterly winds are expected during Monday. Areas likely to be affected include the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts and parts of the King Island, Furneaux Islands and East Coast forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.

The next warning will be issued by 5am Monday.

Monday weather warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Tasmania

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Severe Weather Warning

for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.
Issued at 9:56 am Sunday, 24 March 2019.

STRONG COLD FRONT AND DAMAGING WINDS FOR TASMANIA EARLY MONDAY MORNING

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A strong cold front associated with a deepening low over the Southern Ocean is expected to cross Tasmania in the early hours of Monday morning. This front will bring a strong and gusty westerly flow over the state through Monday.

DAMAGING NORTH TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of about 90 to 100 km/h are expected to develop across Tasmania near midnight tonight and continue through the early hours of Monday morning. Winds will shift west to northwesterly during Monday morning and remain strong and gusty through the day.

Thunderstorms are likely to develop with the front overnight tonight about the north and west, with possible heavy rain and an increased likelihood of damaging wind gusts with the storms. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning will be issued if necessary on Sunday evening. Wind gusts may possibly increase again during Monday evening, with winds easing from Tuesday morning.

Locations which may be affected include Devonport, Burnie, Launceston, St Helens, Swansea, Strahan, New Norfolk and Hobart.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Check that family and neighbours are aware of warnings.
* Manage pets and livestock.
* Secure outdoor items including furniture and play equipment.
* Be prepared in case of power outages and report any outages to TasNetworks on 132 004.
* Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving.
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.


The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 5pm Sunday. Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 216.