Snowy Mountains Weather
Snowy Mountains Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Medium (40%) chance of snow showers about the ranges early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning W 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Morning frost. Medium (50%) chance of snow showers about the alpine peaks in the evening. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Cloudy. Patches of morning frost. High (80%) chance of showers or snow about the alpine peaks, tending medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the north. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h turning SW during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day.
Snowy Mountains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||-4||8||70%||< 1mm||Severe||W 11||84||WNW 15||46|
||-7||-1||30%||1-5mm||Severe||WNW 12||84||W 18||75|
||-10||-4||30%||1-5mm||Severe||WNW 6||100||WNW 14||100|
|Frost then sunny
||-7||9||50%||< 1mm||Severe||WNW 12||74||W 22||38|
||-10||-4||30%||1-5mm||Severe||WNW 6||100||WNW 15||100|
||-11||-4||30%||1-5mm||Severe||NW 29||86||WNW 37||80|
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A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped with their car in Mount Field national park after heavy snowfall in the state.
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