Bureau of Meteorology
Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts
Issued at 9:47 pm on Friday 22 July 2016.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong west to southwesterly winds are expected to continue tonight and throughout Saturday. Areas likely to be affected include the King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, North East, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts and parts of the Central North forecast district. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.
The next warning will be issued by 5am Saturday.