Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

An area of low pressure lies to the south of Tasmania with a trough extending north over the state. The flow will tend southerly on Monday as the low moves away to the southeast and a high passes south of the Bight. The high will then move to the south of Tasmania on Tuesday, with winds to tend easterly later in the day. A low will develop southwest of Tasmania during Wednesday before passing to the south of the state on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with hail and heavy falls early this evening. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Monday 17 December

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. New Norfolk 16 24

Tuesday 18 December

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.

Wednesday 19 December

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Thursday 20 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Monday.

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