Tassie,Were you Expecting Snow?

According to the BOM, you’re going to get it.

Just when you thought we’d left winter behind, The Bureau of Meteorology predicts snow for Tasmania. And not just light snow, but heavy winter snow in the next 24 hours.

Sorry Tassie, while Sydney kicks back and enjoys the Spring sun you’ll be wearing puffer coats, beanies and gloves.

Despite a summery 20 degrees on Sunday, a cold front has been approaching from the West bringing wintery conditions that will begin as of tonight.  Snow is expected across the whole state.  Luke Johnston from the BOM told ABC that snow will fall above 500 metres overnight and more soon by Tuesday.

There should be a chance to see snow in most areas of the state above 400 metres...

According to Johnston, regardless of the Spring snow falling over the next few days, September will be warmer than expected.

"It is shaping up to be a normal Spring, as is the case with Spring you can get a few systems carry on post winter," he said.

It's not uncommon to get this sort of system through.

The Tassies in the West will see the heaviest of the Spring snow but is expected to clear by tomorrow.

Hobart will see snow on the Kunanyi/Mount Wellington, however no snow is expected in Hobart’s suburbs.

For those planning to go bushwalking, tracks like the Overland will be hit by heavy snow so it could be time to rethink your plans or brace for “winter”.

Tasmania, keep your eyes on the BOM webpage for updates and brace for the last snow of the year.

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