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Weather Warnings - Road Weather Alert

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Road Weather Alert for Tasmania
for Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East
forecast districts.

Issued at 3:54 pm EST on Thursday 29 June 2017.

Snow covered roads above 300 metres during Thursday and early Friday,
particularly in the southern half and Central Plateau, and areas of ice Friday
morning in all forecast districts, will make driving conditions potentially
For information on any road closures, please contact your local council or the Police.
The next alert will be issued by 11:00 pm EST Thursday.
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