Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Thursday 24 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge extends across the state from a high pressure system in the Bight with generally westerly flow across the state. The flow will tend northwesterly over Tasmania tomorrow as the next cold front approaches, with the front to cross the state on Saturday. A colder southwesterly change follows the front ahead of a ridge of high pressure which will lie over Tasmania later on Saturday. The trough lingers about the far northeast and the ridge slowly moves north during Sunday with winds turning westerly late in the day. Winds remain westerly on Monday with the ridge lying over Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwesterly in the evening.

Friday 25 August

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. New Norfolk 3 14

Saturday 26 August

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 400 metres later. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

Sunday 27 August

Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 400 metres in the morning. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Monday 28 August

Cloudy. Areas of fog and frost in the morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

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

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