Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the south and west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 400 metres, rising to above 800 metres during the day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the S early this morning with gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W 45 to 65 km/h decreasing to 35 to 55 km/h in the middle of the day then turning N 25 to 40 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 5 and 10. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow falling above 600 metres until the afternoon. Areas of morning frost in the south. Winds NW/SW 25 to 40 km/h becoming SW 35 to 55 km/h before dawn then turning W/NW 35 to 50 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the far south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 35 to 50 km/h.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 35 to 50 km/h during the morning.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||13||60%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 31||78||WNW 25||68|
||9||15||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 25||64||WNW 22||52|
||7||15||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 21||70||WNW 22||47|
||3||6||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 38||95||WNW 36||88|
||5||9||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 20||93||WNW 19||82|
On July 25, 1986 Hobart woke up to a blanket of snow that brought the city to a near standstill.
Authorities have chosen Thursday to begin the first releases of water since last year from the Menindee Lakes to the parched lower Darling River, in far west New South Wales.