Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Tuesday 27 September 2016.
A weak cold front will approach Tasmania from the west during Tuesday, before slowly moving over the state late in the day and early Wednesday. A complex low pressure system will cross South Australia later on Wednesday, then move over Victoria and Tasmania during Thursday, remaining over Tasmania throughout Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Medium (60%) chance of showers from late this morning. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 13.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
Sun protection 9:50am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Wednesday 28 September
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.
Thursday 29 September
Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Winds east to northeasterly 30 to 45 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.
Friday 30 September
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then shifting north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Tuesday.