North Central Weather
North Central Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of severe morning frost. Morning fog in the east. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 11.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 800 metres. Possible hail in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 20 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming S/SW and light during the afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
North Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||11||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 13||92||WNW 13||69|
||4||8||90%||5-10mm||Slight||NNE 15||93||NNW 15||76|
||4||9||90%||1-5mm||Slight||N 25||98||W 26||75|
||3||12||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 15||91||WNW 15||66|
||4||12||90%||1-5mm||Slight||N 12||100||NW 17||62|
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.