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Warning for damaging winds tonight and tomorrow

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:06 am Tuesday, 13 April

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Snow on elevated roads

POLICE have warned of snow-covered roads more than 700m above sea-level causing dangerous driving conditions today. They remind road-users to drive with caution on all roads and to be aware of road weather alerts. As of 12.20pm the Lake Dobson Rd at Mt Field National Park is reported to be

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district Issued at 9:23 am on Sunday 11 April 2021. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong southwesterly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, South East,

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Saturday: fire weather warning

Fire Weather Warningfor the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:18pm on Friday 2 April 2021. Weather Situation Hot and strong west to northwesterly winds develop during Saturday afternoon and ease Saturday evening. During Saturday, Very High fire danger ratings are forecast across parts of the

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Easter fires discouraged as weather warms up again

FORECASTS of warm and windy weather and a very high fire danger have prompted the Tasmania Fire Service to urge landowners and campers to avoid lighting fires this weekend. The TFS warns that the weather conditions will increase the likelihood of fires escaping. UPPER DERWENT VALLEY WEATHER FORECAST The warning

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Crash closes Glenlusk Rd

1PM UPDATE: Glenlusk Rd has been reopened to traffic following the ealier crash. Police say there is no update on the condition of the driver. EARLIER: POLICE and emergency services are in attendance at a single vehicle crash on Glenlusk Rd, Glenlusk. Police say that the single occupant of the

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Styx bushfire advice message

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR STYX Issued At: 12/03/2021 3:29pm CLICK HERE FOR LATEST UPDATE There is a bushfire at Styx Road, Styx. There is no immediate threat. The fire remains stable, is not running or out of control and no properties are under threat. Water bombing aircraft are operating in

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Smoke alert for Derwent Valley

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE SMOKE ALERT FOR NEW NORFOLK, BUSHY PARK, WESTERWAY AND GRETNA Issued At: 11/03/2021 9:36am CLICK HERE FOR LATEST UPDATE There is a bushfire at Styx Rd, Styx. There is no threat to communities. There may be smoke and ash from this fire visible around New Norfolk, Bushy Park, Westerway and

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Smoke alert for Molesworth and Collinsvale

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE: A SMOKE ALERT FOR MOLESWORTH AND COLLINSVALE Issued At: 07/03/2021 11:29am CLICK HERE FOR LATEST ADVICE There is a bushfire at Wyre Forest Road, Molesworth. There is no threat to communities. There may be smoke and ash from this fire visible around Molesworth and Collinsvale. What to do: People with medical

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Bushfire advice message for Molesworth and Lyell Hwy

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE: BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MOLESWORTH, LYELL HIGHWAY, MURPHYS FLAT Issued At: 06/03/2021 4:11pm CLICK HERE FOR LATEST ADVICE Water bombing aircraft are operating in support of the fire at Wyre Forest Road, Molesworth. Aircraft are accessing water from the River Derwent near Murphys flat. Watercraft in area are requested to maintain

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Wild weather knocks Tyga-FM off the air

2PM UPDATE: Tyga-FM is now back on the air on reduced power after this morning’s outage. Anyone having trouble receiving the radio broadcast can try the internet stream. EARLIER: LAST night’s heavy rainfall is suspected to be the cause of community radio station Tyga-FM going off-air early this morning. Station

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Bushfire on Plenty Link Road

3PM UPDATE: Management of the one-hectare fire at Plenty Link Rd has been handed over to the property owner, SFM Environmental Solutions, whose crews are on site and will continue to monitor for the remainder for the day and tomorrow. Temperature conditions have dropped. The vegetation fire at Collins Cap

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