Friday, July 5, 2013

Road, bushwalker and grazier warnings

Bureau of Meteorology
Warning to Sheep Graziers

King Island, North West Coast, Midlands, Central North, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Furneaux Islands, East Coast and North East forecast districts

Issued at 4:08pm on Friday, July 5, 2013.

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

The next warning will be issued by 11pm Friday.


Bush Walkers Weather Alert
for the Western and Central Plateau forecast districts

Issued at 4:08pm on Friday, July 5, 2013.

Bushwalkers are advised that snow as low as 200 metres is expected during Friday and Saturday. These hazardous conditions are expected to occur in parts of the Western and Central Plateau forecast districts.

The next warning will be issued by 11pm Friday.


Road Weather Alert
for Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts

Issued at 4:08pm on Friday, July 5, 2013.

Snow-covered roads above 200 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Friday and Saturday in parts of the Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, 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.

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