Weather Warnings - Sheep Graziers Warning
New South Wales
Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, Central West Slopes & Plains,
South West Slopes and Snowy Mountains forecast districts.
Issued at 11:03 am EST on Saturday 20 August 2016.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds
are expected today. Areas likely to be affected include the South West Slopes
forecast district and parts of the Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands,
Central West Slopes & Plains and Snowy Mountains forecast districts. There is a
risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.
The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Saturday.
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