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River Derwent: minor flooding possible on Wednesday

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Note: This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning.Flood Watch for Huon, Derwent, North West, North and North East catchments Issued at 12:06 pm EST on Tuesday 27 July 2021 by the Bureau of Meteorology,

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Midweek flood watch for River Derwent

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaNote: This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Initial Flood Watch for Huon, Derwent, North West, North and North East catchmentsIssued at 12.54 pm on Monday 26 July 2021Flood Watch Number: 1 Minor flooding may

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Monday road closure details

UPDATED: Tasmania Police advise motorists of the following road weather alerts as of 11.21am on Monday, 26 July 2021. Roads closed to due to snow and ice include: ROADS CLOSED IN THE DERWENT VALLEY/CENTRAL HIGHLANDS Lyell Highway – Road closed between Wayatinah and Queenstown.  Snow clearing in progress at least until

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Snowy weather warnings updated for Sunday/Monday

THE Bureau of Meteorology has updated its road weather alerts and sheep graziers’ warnings effecting the Derwent Valley and several other Tasmanian forecast districts. Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Western, Central Plateau and South East forecast districts issued at 3.47pm on Sunday 25 July 2021.

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Sunday: warning of snow on elevated roads

Issued at 4.01pm on Saturday 24 July 2021 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Snow covered roads to around 400 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Sunday in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Western and Central Plateau forecast districts. For information on any road closures,

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Sunday: warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers – Issued at 9.53am on Saturday 24 July 2021 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include the King Island, Furneaux Islands, Central North, Midlands, East

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Sub-zero until lunchtime

NEW Norfolk and much of the Derwent Valley has had its third night of sub-zero temperatures, with low-lying fog keeping thermometers below zero until lunchtime today (Friday). The Tyga-FM weather station recorded the late leap from -0.3 degrees to 1.3 degrees between 11.50am and noon. The community radio also recorded

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Road weather alert heads into third day

Bureau of MeteorologyRoad 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 4pm on Thursday 8 July 2021. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Friday morning in parts of the

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Ice warning after second sub-zero night

AFTER a second night of sub-zero temperatures, the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning for icy conditions on roads in the Upper Derwent Valley and most of the state. The Tyga-FM weather station in New Norfolk recorded a temperate of -1.3 degrees at 8am. Check the community radio station’s

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Brr! Stay safe and warm out there

WITH the temperature still below zero in New Norfolk at 9am and a thick frost blanketing the town, the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a road weather alert for the Upper Derwent Valley and most of the state. The Tyga-FM weather station in New Norfolk recorded an overnight low temperate

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Final flood watch for Derwent, Ouse, Clyde rivers

Final Flood Watch for eastern half of Tasmania, issued at 11:12am on Sunday 13 June 2021, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Risk of flooding has eased in the Flood Watch area except for South Esk River, Macquarie River and Meander River at Westwood Bridge. A complex low pressure system

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Warning for slippery roads

Road Weather Alert for Tasmania for the Upper Derwent Valley, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts. Issued at 10am on Saturday 12 June 2021. Slippery roads and reduced visibility in rain and fog will make driving conditions potentially dangerous during Saturday in parts of the North

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