Central Highlands Weather
Central Highlands Forecast
Wednesday Clear. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h turning NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Central Highlands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||29||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 28||54||E 28||30|
||11||28||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 23||74||E 26||34|
||15||29||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 26||57||ENE 27||30|
||12||29||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 28||67||ESE 32||33|
||12||31||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 20||59||ESE 22||28|
||14||29||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 22||56||E 21||31|
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
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