Severe wind warning for Wednesday

Bureau of MeteorologySevere Weather Warning Severe Weather Warning for damaging windsfor people in the Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 4:02pm on Tuesday 5 August 2014. For damaging north-west to westerly winds southeast of a line

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Marine wind warnings

Bureau of MeteorologyWind Warning Summary Issued at 10pm on Monday 4 August 2014for the period until midnight Tuesday 5 August 2014. Wind Warnings for Monday 4 August Small Craft Alert for the following areas: Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes Wind Warnings for Tuesday 5 August Small Craft Alert

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Volunteers to the rescue at Mt Field

Ski Patroller Liz Koolhof attends to the patient prior to helicopter evacuation.Photo: http://mtmawson.info VOLUNTEERS came to the rescue of a French tourist in the snow at Mt Field National Park yesterday. Mt Mawson Ski Patrol, Oldina Ski Club members and the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association co-ordinated the rescue and provided support to

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Yesterday’s football results

SENIORS: New Norfolk 40.24 (264) defeated Hobart 3.5 (23) RESERVES: New Norfolk 19.11 (125) defeated Hobart 1.3 (9) COLTS: New Norfolk defeated Hobart by forfeit. LEADING GOALKICKERSSENIORS Josh Hall, New Norfolk (11) 78          David Hunt, Claremont (5) 62          Caden Wilson, New Norfolk (2) 55    

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Mt Field snow access today

The Mt Mawson snowcam shows some of the first customerslining up for the ski tow this morning. Click image to enlargeor click here for the latest image.  THE Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service reports that the Lake Dobson Rd at Mt Field National Park is open to four wheel drive

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Icy roads warning

Bureau of Meteorology Road Weather Alert Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, North West Coast, Central North, North East,  Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:07am on Sunday 3 August 2014. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Sunday in parts

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Final warnings for tonight

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania RENEWED WARNING MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR RIVER DERWENT Issued at 8pm on Friday 1 August 2014 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart Flood Warning Number: 5 Minor flooding has developed about New Norfolk early Friday afternoon with high river levels expected to continue overnight Friday.

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Today’s weather in pictures

Screenshot of the Mercury website today.Click image to enlarge.  THERE’S certainly been plenty of weather in the valley today. There’s snow on the higher slopes and minor flooding in low-lying areas but perhaps the most dramatic scene is the image of the raging torrent tumbling over Russell Falls at Mt

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Weekend footy previews

Southern Football LeagueRound 16 previewsBy Gary Williamson Hobart v New NorfolkHOBART returns home to the TCA this weekend but faces a mammoth task in taking on top-placed New Norfolk. Hobart was extremely disappointing away from home last weekend, being thrashed by Brighton. The Tigers really need to play more accountable

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Tonight’s valley and highlands road closures

Roads closed or affected due to Snowfall/FloodingUpdated August 1, 6:52 pm CURRENT ROAD CLOSURESGordon River Road, Bushy Park (at the Styx Bridge)Collins Cap Road, Collins CapCollinsvale Road (between Berriedale Road and Glen Lusk Road)Collins Cap Road, Collinsvale (between Suhrs Road and Funslow Road) ROADS ACCESSIBLE BY 4WD OR VEHICLES WITH

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Latest on the minor flooding

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania RENEWED WARNING MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR RIVER DERWENT Issued at 3:08 pm EST on Friday 1 August 2014 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart Flood Warning Number: 4 Minor flooding has developed about New Norfolk this afternoon and is expected to continue overnight Friday. High

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Latest road-closure details

ROADS throughout the valley and highlands remain affected by rain and snow today. The latest at 2pm are: Gordon River Rd, Bushy Park closed at Styx Bridge Gordon River Rd, Maydena, closed at Styx Bridge Ferry St, New Norfolk, partially closed Collins Cap Rd, Collinsvale (between Suhrs Rd and Funslow

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