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Lower Derwent Weather

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Mon 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Lower Derwent Forecast

  • Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening, falling as snow above 200 metres. Possible hail. Areas of severe frost later tonight. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h turning W/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Areas of severe morning frost. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening, falling as snow above 100 metres in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south in the evening. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then turning W 35 to 50 km/h in the evening.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, with possible hail. Snow falling above 100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south. Winds W 35 to 55 km/h.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning, with possible hail. Snow possible above 400 metres. Areas of morning frost. Winds SW 35 to 50 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the day.

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW during the day then becoming light during the evening.

Issued Mon 16:25 EST

Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Showers
2 8 70% - Moderate WSW 37 76 WSW 38 66
Showers
3 8 70% 5-10mm Moderate WSW 48 86 WSW 48 78
Showers
0 7 70% 1-5mm High WSW 35 79 WSW 35 69
Showers
0 7 70% 1-5mm High WSW 28 76 WSW 29 66
Showers
-2 7 70% 1-5mm Severe WSW 28 79 WSW 28 65
Showers
2 8 70% 1-5mm Moderate WNW 29 66 WSW 30 50
Showers
0 10 80% 1-5mm High WNW 29 73 WSW 33 45
Showers
-2 7 40% 1-5mm Severe WSW 27 78 WSW 28 66
Windy with snow
-3 -1 90% 1-5mm Severe W 40 93 WSW 35 97
Windy with snow
-5 -3 70% 1-5mm Severe WSW 28 100 WSW 29 100
Windy with showers
2 8 50% 5-10mm Moderate WSW 48 81 WSW 49 71
Snow showers
-2 2 90% 1-5mm Severe WSW 23 94 WSW 23 88
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