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Wed 16:15 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • 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.

Issued Wed 16:31 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 %
0 6 90% 5-10mm High WNW 10 97 WNW 14 76
Possible shower
0 6 70% 5-10mm High W 16 95 WNW 16 79
Snow showers
-3 4 90% 1-5mm Severe WSW 21 93 WNW 22 75
Possible shower
1 8 90% - High W 18 87 WNW 17 70
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16:31 EST

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Grantham floods inquiry hears Queensland Police could not fully investigate flood-related deaths

16:28 EST

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.

Maatsuyker Island power cut: Parks staff to assess damage after lightning strike

16:22 EST

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.