Wednesday Cloudy. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. Light winds.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the north, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning with possible hail. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the north. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||12||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 16||87||WSW 21||69|
||7||15||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 17||84||SW 26||72|
||7||15||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 27||100||SW 29||63|
||9||15||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 36||61||SW 35||68|
||9||16||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 37||63||SW 36||67|
||6||13||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 8||100||SW 16||75|
||7||14||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 18||97||WSW 22||63|
||8||12||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 18||80||WSW 22||69|
||7||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 20||88||SW 29||66|
||6||12||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 19||84||WSW 24||66|
||9||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 30||65||SW 31||68|
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.