Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 500 metres, rising to above 1000 metres during the day. Winds W/SW 30 to 45 km/h tending W/NW 35 to 55 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 11. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].
Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h turning NW 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/NW 35 to 50 km/h tending W/SW 30 to 45 km/h during the afternoon then tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning N 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||12||40%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 38||79||WNW 41||77|
||7||14||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 27||67||WNW 32||55|
||5||14||20%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 19||67||WNW 24||51|
|Windy with rain
||2||5||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 42||100||WNW 42||100|
|Windy with showers
|Wind and rain increasing
||4||8||90%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 24||97||WNW 26||95|
Water from the Hobart Rivulet has flooded a major construction site in the CBD, leading to roads blocks and the closure of the adjacent shopping centre.
Damaging winds are forecast to affect Victoria overnight as a cold front moves into the Bight.
For many Tasmanians it will be no surprise the heavy rains since the beginning of May have set a new three-month record, before the end of the period.