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 4:01pm on Friday 11 August 2017.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and showers, and strong westerly winds are expected during Friday and Saturday, including the overnight period. Areas likely to be affected include the Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, North East, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts and parts of the King Island, Central North, 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 Friday.