Weather Warnings - Road Weather Alert
Road Weather Alert for Tasmania
for North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau,
Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts.
Issued at 4:48 am EST on Wednesday 8 July 2015.
Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous on susceptible roads this
morning in parts of the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western,
Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East
For information on any road closures, please contact your local council or the Police.
The next alert will be issued by 11:00 am EST Wednesday.
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