Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 500 metres. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snowfalls, lowering to around 300 metres in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Possible hail from the late morning. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h. ##.
Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling to low levels. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible hail. Winds W 45 to 65 km/h turning NW 30 to 45 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 600 metres. Possible hail. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling to low levels. Possible hail. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h shifting S/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the evening.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||10||60%||-||Moderate||SW 32||81||WSW 30||70|
||4||10||60%||1-5mm||Slight||SW 35||81||WSW 37||74|
||1||10||60%||1-5mm||High||WSW 28||83||WSW 28||70|
||1||10||60%||1-5mm||High||WSW 23||80||WSW 24||67|
||-1||10||60%||< 1mm||High||WSW 22||82||WSW 22||66|
||4||10||60%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 24||70||WSW 27||57|
||2||11||70%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 25||77||WSW 28||54|
||-1||9||20%||< 1mm||Severe||WSW 22||86||WSW 23||70|
|Snow tending to rain
||-1||3||90%||1-5mm||Severe||W 33||94||WNW 30||94|
||-5||1||60%||< 1mm||Severe||WSW 23||100||WSW 24||100|
||3||10||20%||1-5mm||Moderate||SW 39||85||WSW 40||73|
||-1||6||80%||1-5mm||High||WSW 19||95||W 17||85|
With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.
A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.
Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.