South West Weather
South West Forecast
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Saturday Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the northeast. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming N 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||11||60%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 17||93||NW 18||69|
||8||13||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 28||81||NNW 33||67|
|Windy with showers
||8||12||70%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 32||88||NW 31||71|
||5||12||90%||5-10mm||Slight||NW 15||92||NW 18||71|
||5||11||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 28||90||NNW 34||67|
||2||6||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 22||98||NW 20||77|
||4||11||80%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 19||98||NNW 28||73|
||4||11||60%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 17||90||NW 18||67|
||5||12||80%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 17||100||NNW 23||77|
||6||13||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 27||94||NW 27||68|
||6||12||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 23||91||NNW 29||71|
||6||12||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 22||92||NNW 28||74|
||4||8||70%||-||Slight||WNW 22||100||NW 22||87|
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.