Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands and parts of North East, North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts.
Issued at 10:16 am Sunday, 26 May 2019.
DAMAGING WINDS POSSIBLE FOR NORTHERN TASMANIA ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING, THEN AGAIN FOR KING ISLAND ON MONDAY MORNING.
A strong cold front will cross Tasmania during Sunday afternoon and evening, increasing wind speeds ahead of it. A low pressure system will then move to the south of Tasmania on Monday morning and develop southwesterly winds over King Island.
DAMAGING WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 100 km/h are possible about parts of the north coast and the Bass Strait Islands this afternoon and evening.
DAMAGING SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 100 to 110 km/h are possible about King Island again during Monday morning.
Winds are expected to ease below the warning threshold from the west during the late evening as the front clears to the east. Winds will then increase again early Monday morning over King Island before easing to below warning threshold in the early afternoon.
Locations which may be affected include Currie, Smithton, George Town, Whitemark and Bridport.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Check that family and neighbours are aware of warnings.
* Manage pets and livestock.
* Secure outdoor items including furniture and play equipment.
* Be prepared in case of power outages and report any outages to TasNetworks on 132 004.
* Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving.
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.
The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 5:00 pm AEST Sunday.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
Latrobe (41.2355°S, 146.4108°E, 5m AMSL) Latrobe,TAS set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. Snow falling above 800 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening. Possible small hail in the far west later tonight. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h tending NW 35 to 55 km/h in the morning then tending W 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 12.
Forecast for Latrobe (41.2355°S, 146.4108°E, 5m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 8° 6° 7° 5° 4° 5° 5° Maximum 12° 13° 13° 11° 13° 16° 15° Chance of rain 90% 30% 80% 5% 5% 5% 5% Likely amount 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Low Low Low Low - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight Slight Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 29
Wind direction WNW NW W WSW W W WSW SW SW SW WSW SW SW W Relative humidity 75% 83% 78% 59% 79% 72% 74% 56% 70% 59% 80% 66% 84% 72% Dew point 6°C 9°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 2°C 2°C 2°C 5°C 7°C 10°C 6°C 10°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Latrobe (41.2355°S, 146.4108°E, 5m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:54am EST 7:25am EST 4:57pm EST 5:28pm EST 11:38pm EST 1:02pm EST Waning gibbous Last quarter May 27 New moon Jun 03 First quarter Jun 10 Full moon Jun 17
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 12 13 13 11 13 16 15
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 10 0 5 0 0 0 0