Friday, April 26, 2013

Severe weather warning for tomorrow

Severe Weather Warning

for damaging winds

for people in the King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts

Issued at 3.45pm on Friday 26 April 2013.

Weather Situation

A cold front is approaching Tasmania and is expected to cross the state Saturday night.

Damaging northwesterly winds around 60 km/h with peak gusts of 110 km/h are forecast for the King Island, Furneaux Islands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts and parts of the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands and East Coast forecast districts from around mid-morning on Saturday.

The State Emergency Service and Tasmania Police advise that people should:
  •  Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
  •  Keep clear of fallen power lines.
  • For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES on 13 25 00.

Road Weather Alert

for North-West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts

Issued at 3.41 pm on Friday 26 April 2013.

Gusty winds will make driving conditions dangerous during Saturday in parts of the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts.

For information on any road closures, please contact your local council or the police.


The next warning will be issued by 11pm Friday. Click here for updates: http://www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings/

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