Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 700 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming N 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||11||30%||-||Slight||SW 21||85||SW 20||62|
||6||10||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 26||82||SW 24||70|
||2||10||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 17||92||SW 17||67|
||2||10||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||WSW 13||86||SW 13||66|
||1||10||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||WSW 13||87||SW 12||65|
||5||11||30%||< 1mm||Slight||W 15||69||SW 15||53|
||3||12||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 13||80||SW 17||51|
||0||11||20%||< 1mm||High||WSW 13||93||SW 12||62|
||0||2||20%||< 1mm||High||W 24||100||WSW 19||92|
||-2||0||30%||< 1mm||Severe||SW 14||100||SW 14||100|
||5||10||20%||1-5mm||Slight||SW 31||89||SW 28||71|
||1||6||50%||< 1mm||High||WSW 8||99||WSW 8||79|
Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.
Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.