Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front approaches Tasmania from the west and crosses the state overnight into Thursday morning, with a trough to follow during Thursday. Westerly winds will be the dominant feature for Friday and the weekend with an embedded trough to cross Tasmania on Friday and a cold front late on Saturday into early Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Thursday 23 January

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds west to northwesterly and light becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. New Norfolk 12 20

Friday 24 January

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Saturday 25 January

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Sunday 26 January

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

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

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