Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of snow showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Medium (50%) chance of showers or snow in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Areas of morning frost. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Light winds.
Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High (70%) chance of showers in the north, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||0||6||90%||5-10mm||High||WNW 10||97||WNW 14||76|
||0||6||70%||5-10mm||High||W 16||95||WNW 16||79|
||-3||4||90%||1-5mm||Severe||WSW 21||93||WNW 22||75|
||1||8||90%||-||High||W 18||87||WNW 17||70|
Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.
Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.