Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday weather warnings

Frost Warning

Road Weather Alert

Sheep Graziers Warning




Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts

Issued at 9:23pm on Tuesday 5 September 2017. 

Frosts with temperatures down to -2 degrees are forecast for Wednesday morning in parts of the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts

Please be aware: Temperatures at ground level can be many degrees lower than those recorded by standard weather stations, especially in calm conditions with clear skies.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.  



Road Weather Alert for Tasmania for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts

Issued at 9:21pm on Tuesday 5 September 2017.

Icy and snow covered roads above 200 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Tuesday and Wednesday in parts of the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts.

For information on any road closures, please contact your local council or the Police.
The next alert will be  issued by 5am Wednesday.


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 9:22pm on Tuesday 5 September 2017. 

Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds are expected during Tuesday and Wednesday. Areas likely to be affected include the King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, 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 5am Wednesday.

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