Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 3.35pm on Sunday 5 April 2020. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include the Furneaux

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Vegetation fire reported at Glenfern

WITH local temperatures still exceeding 25 degrees this afternoon, the Tasmania Fire Service is responding to a report of a vegetation fire at Glenfern. A light tanker and heavy tanker have been dispatched to respond to the incident, which was reported at 5.18pm. 6PM UPDATE: The Glenfern incident was reported

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Frost weather warning

Frost Warningfor the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 8:36pm on Wednesday 25 March 2020. Frosts with temperatures down to 0 degrees are forecast for Thursday morning in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley district, and parts of the South East forecast district south of Hobart.

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Road weather warning due to smoke

Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Midlands and South East forecast districts Issued at 10:28am on Wednesday 15 January 2020. Reduced visibility in smoke will make road conditions dangerous during Wednesday in parts of the North West Coast, Central North, North

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Strathgordon and Pelham bushfire updates

UPDATE: The Pelham and Strathgordon fires have been downgraded to “No Alert” level this afternoon. See the Tasmania Fire Service “current bushfires” page for updates. EARLIER: FIREFIGHTERS are working hard to consolidate bushfire boundaries ahead of warmer weather predicted towards the end of this week. Aircraft, machinery and remote area

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Thunderstorm warning cancelled

Bureau of Meteorology Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning For people in Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:11 pm Monday, 30 December 2019. Weather Situation:Scattered, gusty thunderstorms cross parts of Tasmania as a cold front approaches the west. Severe thunderstorms are

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Thunderstorm warning extended to New Norfolk

Bureau of Meteorology Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau and parts of North West Coast Forecast Districts. Issued at 2:24 pm Monday, 30 December 2019. Weather Situation:Scattered, gusty thunderstorms cross parts of Tasmania as a cold front approaches the

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Severe thunderstorm warning

Bureau of Meteorology  Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Western and parts of Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North West Coast and Central Plateau Forecast Districts.Issued at 12:50 pm Monday, 30 December 2019.Weather Situation:Scattered, gusty thunderstorms cross parts of Tasmania as a cold front approaches the west.Severe

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Extreme weather in New Norfolk today

THE maximum temperature in New Norfolk is likely to peak at 40 degrees by 2pm today (Monday), with an 80% chance of showers this evening, and a thunderstorm likely in the afternoon, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. There is a Fire Weather Warning in effect and a Total Fire

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Fire service warnings for Extreme fire danger day

THE fire danger rating is expected to reach severe and extreme in some of the most populated parts of the state tomorrow. Tasmania Fire Service and the Bureau of Meteorology say Extreme fire danger ratings are forecast for the Upper Derwent Valley and South-East districts on Monday. Severe ratings are

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Monday: extreme fire danger

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Fire Weather Warningfor the Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East, East Coast, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau and Western forecast districts Issued at 12:53 pm on Sunday 29 December 2019. Weather Situation A ridge will lie over Tasmania during Sunday, with a high

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Extreme fire danger forecast for Monday

THE Tasmania Fire Service says the fire danger rating for the Upper Derwent Valley and South-East is expected to reach “Extreme” on Monday due to strong north-westerly winds, low humidity and high temperatures. Severe to Very High fire dangers are predicted for most of the remainder of the state. A

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