Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Wednesday 25 November 2015.
A cold front will cross Tasmania this evening followed by a trough tomorrow morning. A cold west to southwesterly stream will prevail on Thursday, then ease during Friday as a high over the Bight extends a ridge to the north of Tasmania. A trough is expected to cross the state during Saturday evening, then a weak ridge of high pressure should develop over the north of Tasmania on Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday 26 November
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 500 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail. Winds west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Friday 27 November
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.
Saturday 28 November
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning, and westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.
Sunday 29 November
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h for a time in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Thursday.