Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Thursday 2 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A westerly stream over Tasmania will shift southwesterly during Friday as a cold front crosses the state. The southwesterly flow will continue through Saturday as a trough crosses Tasmania and a high builds over South Australia. Winds will then tend westerly later on Sunday as the high extends a ridge across Tasmania in the evening. The ridge will weaken on Monday, with a cold front to cross the state during Monday evening.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

Friday 3 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. Possible hail. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 9.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. New Norfolk 2 10

Saturday 4 July

Cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. High (70%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

Sunday 5 July

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

Monday 6 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 900 metres. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 12.

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

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