Sunday, June 7, 2015

Weather warnings to start the week

Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 10:04pm on Sunday 7 June 2015.

For all of Tasmania for Monday.

Weather situation: A very strong northwesterly airstream will develop ahead of a cold front, expected to cross Tasmania tomorrow (Monday) evening.

DAMAGING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS around 60 km/h with peak gusts of 100 km/h are forecast for all of Tasmania tomorrow, mainly during the afternoon. Gusts of 110 km/h are possible in parts of the east and south.

The State Emergency Service and Tasmania Police advise that people should:
  •     Supervise children closely
  •     Secure outdoor items including furniture and play equipment
  •     Check that family and neighbours are aware of warnings
  •     Manage pets and livestock
  •     Be prepared in case of power outages
  •     Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving
  •     Listen to the ABC radio or check for further advice
  •     For flood and storm emergency assistance, contact the SES on 132 500
The next warning will be issued by 5am Monday.

Wind Warnings for Monday

Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay and Channel

Small Craft Alert for the following areas: Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5am Monday.

Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.

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