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Mon 21:52 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of snow showers, with possible hail. Areas of severe frost late tonight. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Areas of severe morning frost. Very high (near 100%) chance of snow showers, most likely from around midday. Gusty winds and possible hail. Heavy snow falls possible in the west. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of snow showers, with possible hail. Winds W 30 to 40 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h during the day.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. High (80%) chance of showers or snow in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Possible hail. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day.

Issued Mon 16:25 EST

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
03:10 EST
WSW 20 24 -0.4 -2.8 -5.8 84 1 0.0 -
03:10 EST
W 30 35 -4.0 -4.5 -11.7 96 1 2.8 1011.9
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00:44 EST

Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.

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15:50 EST

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Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.