Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania late today and early Saturday. An area of low pressure will pass near the south of Tasmania during Saturday, with an associated trough to cross the state later in the day. A cold south to southwesterly flow will prevail over Tasmania on Sunday. A weak ridge of high pressure will cross Tasmania early on Monday, followed by a cold front during the day. On Tuesday, a high to the north of Tasmania will direct a west to southwesterly flow over the state.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely later this evening. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Saturday 18 August

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow falling above 500 metres in the evening. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers easing. New Norfolk 5 12

Sunday 19 August

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 300 metres. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 8.

Monday 20 August

Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 800 metres. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Tuesday 21 August

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 700 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

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

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