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 4pm on Wednesday 5 October 2016.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly winds are expected during Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. Areas likely to be affected include the Furneaux Islands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts and parts of the King Island, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands and East Coast forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.
The next warning will be issued by 11pm Wednesday.