Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. Medium (60%) chance of showers or snow in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning N 15 to 25 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 2 and 7. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].
Monday Cloudy. Areas of frost in the south in the early morning. Very high (95%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending N/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day then turning NW during the afternoon.
Wednesday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W 35 to 50 km/h during the morning.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
|Snow tending to rain
||-3||4||70%||1-5mm||Severe||NNW 1||88||NNW 3||78|
|Rain and snow
||-7||2||90%||1-5mm||Severe||NW 11||87||N 17||84|
Residents are warned to take care outdoors as snow, hail and wind gusts send Tasmania into a big chill.
Following an uncharacteristically warm week for southeastern Australia, a solid line of cold fronts are on the way to bring us back to winter with a bang.
The fact that Terra Australis is a land of extremes is not a new concept.