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.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||0||6||30%||< 1mm||High||WNW 1||92||WSW 3||75|
||-2||5||40%||< 1mm||Severe||SW 9||100||SW 8||81|
||-4||4||20%||< 1mm||Severe||SW 10||98||SW 12||75|
||0||7||30%||-||High||SW 11||92||WSW 10||75|
Tasmania Police are trying to reach a snowbound couple trapped in their car at Mount Field, in Tasmania's central south, with more snow on the way.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
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.