Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:36 pm EST on Thursday 25 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania this evening in a westerly flow. A weak ridge will drift over Tasmania during Friday, associated with a high to the north, while a deep low moves well south of the Bight. Another cold front will approach the west of Tasmania late Saturday as the low moves to the far southwest and the high moves over the Tasman Sea. The front will cross Tasmania Sunday morning, with fresh and gusty north to northwesterly winds shifting cold westerly. Another ridge will cross Tasmania on Monday with the next cold front approaching the west coast late evening.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Friday 26 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower in the morning. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

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7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. New Norfolk 6 14

Saturday 27 May

Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

Sunday 28 May

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 900 metres. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

Monday 29 May

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 900 metres. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

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

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