Bureau of Meteorology
Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts
Issued at 4:36 pm on Saturday 26 August 2017.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and showers and southwesterly winds are expected to develop Saturday evening and continue on Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include the King Island forecast district and parts of the Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.
The next warning will be issued by 11pm Saturday.