Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h tending NE during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||21||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 25||69||ENE 18||39|
||10||22||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 31||60||NE 22||36|
||9||21||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 28||75||ENE 18||43|
||11||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 32||60||ENE 17||35|
||7||18||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 20||75||ENE 18||46|
||7||20||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 21||70||ENE 18||36|
||7||20||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 26||66||NE 20||37|
||16||22||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 33||56||E 20||45|
Tasmanian snow: Rescue effort underway to reach couple trapped in snowy central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected
A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped with their car in Mount Field national park after heavy snowfall in the state.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
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