Central Weather

Tas
Sat 16:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h turning W 35 to 50 km/h in the evening.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers or snow in the west, medium chance elsewhere. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

  • Monday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 900 metres. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

Issued Sat 03:51 EST

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
17:30 EST
N 15 24 9.4 5.6 5.5 77 2 3.0 -
17:33 EST
NW 28 48 6.7 6.7 0.5 100 1 8.0 1002.4
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