Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the far south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere, falling as snow above 700 metres late. Winds W 40 to 60 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere, falling as above 700 metres. Winds W 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Sunny. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting SE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Patches of frost and the chance of fog in the morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then light during the evening.
Saturday The chance of morning fog. Sunny day. Light winds becoming SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending SE during the afternoon.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||19||20%||-||Nil||WSW 19||62||SSW 18||48|
||8||15||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 26||77||SW 25||59|
||6||18||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 21||73||SW 21||49|
||8||15||20%||-||Nil||WSW 18||69||SW 18||55|
||5||20||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 16||63||SW 16||42|
||9||20||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 15||50||SW 24||35|
||7||22||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 15||56||SSW 26||33|
||5||20||10%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 16||61||WSW 17||44|
||4||15||40%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 30||72||W 32||54|
|Frost then sunny
||1||11||20%||< 1mm||High||W 16||100||SSW 16||75|
||8||19||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 24||70||SSW 24||53|
||4||17||40%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 15||73||W 18||48|
Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.