W & S Gippsland Weather
W & S Gippsland Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, with possible hail early this evening. Snow possible above 600 metres. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. High (80%) chance of showers near Wilsons Promontory, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h tending W/SW during the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
W & S Gippsland Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||12||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 6||100||WNW 10||85|
|Fog then sunny
||-4||1||30%||< 1mm||Severe||NNW 4||100||NW 2||90|
||3||12||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 4||81||S 4||63|
||2||11||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 4||94||SSW 5||61|
||3||13||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 8||99||SW 10||65|
||8||11||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 12||84||WSW 12||73|
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.