Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, becoming less likely later this evening. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 35 to 55 km/h tending W/NW 35 to 50 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Areas of morning frost. Mostly sunny day. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h turning N 15 to 20 km/h during the morning and early afternoon then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].
Sunday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h turning W 30 to 45 km/h before dawn then tending NW 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h shifting W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds W/SW 30 to 45 km/h.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||11||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 15||75||NNE 11||54|
||2||13||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNW 13||63||N 13||38|
||2||12||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||N 6||60||NNW 20||51|
||-2||5||90%||1-5mm||Severe||NNW 19||90||N 21||74|
||-1||8||90%||1-5mm||High||NNW 5||90||N 7||70|
South Australian River Murray irrigators have seen their second water allocation increase within a month.
Southeastern Australia is in for a wooly few days next week as forecast models begin to jump on the cut-off low bandwagon.
A report by Hydro Tasmania has found a cloud seeding operation carried out in June did not increase rainfall in the hours before major flooding.