Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers this evening. Snow possible above 600 metres. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 12.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h tending W in the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds W/NW 40 to 60 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible to low levels. Possible hail about higher ground in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||11||70%||1-5mm||Slight||W 32||100||W 33||56|
||6||12||70%||< 1mm||Nil||W 41||97||WNW 38||55|
||4||10||70%||1-5mm||Slight||W 26||87||W 27||57|
Weather forecasters are predicting snow across Tasmania over the weekend and possible snow in Hobart for the first time since 1986.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.