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Fri 09:59 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Friday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. High (80%) chance of showers or snow in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 1 and 7.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning. Possible hail in the late morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then tending NW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then turning W 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Monday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of snow showers, most likely in the morning. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h.

Issued Fri 05:40 EST

Central Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible shower
-1 6 90% 10-20mm High WNW 10 86 NW 16 70
Showers increasing
-2 4 90% 10-20mm Severe W 16 98 NW 23 84
Snow showers
-5 2 90% 5-10mm Severe W 14 95 NW 23 78
-2 7 90% - Severe W 17 88 NW 23 67
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Weather News

Cold snap could see snow fall as low as sea level in Hobart on Monday

08:39 EST

Weather forecasters are predicting snow across Tasmania over the weekend and possible snow in Hobart for the first time since 1986.

Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia

07:17 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.

Storm warning for parts of southern WA extended to Perth metropolitan area

23:34 EST

An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.