Central Plateau District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:34 pm EST on Monday 25 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania this evening, with a deep low to pass just to the south of the state early tomorrow morning. Another cold front and low will reach the west coast on tomorrow evening, crossing the state overnight into Wednesday. A westerly flow will persist over Tasmania during Wednesday and Thursday, with further fronts to brush the south of the state on Thursday morning and during Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers or snow. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west later tonight with gusty winds and possible hail. Winds northerly 30 to 45 km/h turning westerly 35 to 50 km/h in the evening.

Tuesday 26 July

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of snow showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the early morning with gusty winds and possible hail. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then turning north to northwesterly in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 4 and zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 1 and 6.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Bothwell 1 8
Snow showers. Cradle Valley -1 3
Showers or snow. Tarraleah -1 5

Wednesday 27 July

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow falling above 600 metres, retreating to 1000 metres during the afternoon. Areas of morning frost. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning then tending westerly in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 3 and 8.

Thursday 28 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres in the early morning. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

Friday 29 July

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Tuesday.

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