Bureau of Meteorology
Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Upper Derwent Valley, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts
Issued at 4:02pm on Thursday 29 September 2016.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, heavy rain and easterly winds are expected during Thursday and Friday. Areas likely to be affected include the Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts and parts of the Furneaux Islands, North West Coast and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.
The next warning will be issued by 11pm Thursday.