Weather Warnings - Sheep Graziers Warning
Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland
Issued at 2:55 pm EDT on Sunday 19 February 2017.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds
are expected during the remainder of Sunday. Areas likely to be affected
include the South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland
forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm EDT Sunday.
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