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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 Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Snow tending to rain
-1 6 40% < 1mm High WNW 1 93 WSW 3 77
Clearing shower
-2 5 30% < 1mm Severe SW 9 100 SW 8 81
Mostly cloudy
-4 4 10% < 1mm Severe SW 9 97 SW 11 78
Clearing shower
0 7 30% - High SW 11 92 WSW 10 75
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Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours 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.