West & Sth Coast Weather
West & Sth Coast Forecast
Tuesday Cloudy. Areas of severe frost about higher ground early this morning. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. Snowfalls, lowering to 200 metres late this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the morning then turning W 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 5 and 9.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers or snow, with possible hail. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning, with possible hail. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
West & Sth Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||6||90%||1-5mm||Slight||SW 54||81||SW 54||78|
||-1||5||70%||1-5mm||Severe||WSW 26||83||WSW 25||74|
||1||4||90%||1-5mm||High||SW 35||87||SW 38||80|
||0||6||50%||1-5mm||High||WSW 25||86||WSW 27||74|
||-1||3||90%||1-5mm||High||WSW 33||96||WNW 34||87|
||2||8||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||SW 30||82||SW 32||69|
||2||7||90%||-||Moderate||WSW 25||76||WSW 25||69|
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A Lake Macquarie school has rallied together to raise thousands of dollars for a Dungog woman who is trying to get back on her feet after the April super storm.
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.