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Wednesday weather warnings

TWO Bureau of Meteorology weather warnings have been issued for the Derwent Valley. A road weather alert for the region is now in its fourth day, and a warning to sheep graziers continues.

Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts.
Issued at 9:54pm on Tuesday 4 August 2020.

Icy and snow-covered roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Tuesday and Wednesday in parts of the North West Coast, Central North, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts, particularly on elevated roads.

Black ice is a risk on susceptible roads on Wednesday morning.

For the latest information on any road closures, check the Tasmania Police community update page.

The next alert will be issued by 5am Wednesday.

Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts
Issued at 3:28pm on Tuesday 4 August 2020.

Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, heavy rain and showers and strong southwesterly winds are expected during Tuesday and Wednesday, particularly about southern and eastern Tasmania. Areas likely to be affected include the Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts and parts of the King Island, Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.

The next warning will be issued by 11pm Tuesday.

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