• Tasmania will see showers, gusty winds, colder temperatures and possible thunderstorms leading into the weekend due to a low pressure system and associated cold fronts.
• Rainfall amounts of 20-40mm are possible across much of the north Thursday night and early Friday, with higher totals possible over elevated areas.
• Squally thunderstorms are possible across northern and western Tasmania during Thursday evening and Friday morning, strong gusts and small hail may be experienced in storms.
• Temperatures will drop over the weekend as the snow falls possibly above 900 metres on Friday before rising again on Saturday.
• Maximum temperatures in most areas of the state are expected to reach around two degrees cooler than the June average over the weekend.
• The cold southerly airstream is expected to see poor weather across parts of the east and southeast, including Hobart, on Sunday and Monday with overcast skies, frequent showers and small hail possible.
• Any warnings issued are available at: http://www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings/ 

Climate facts
• Saturday could see one of the coldest days for many parts of the state since September 2017.
• Although this is a marked cold change, temperatures are not expected to approach record low values
• It will be a marked change from the month so far, where temperatures have been mostly 1 to 2 degrees above the June average.
• On average, maximum temperatures in Tasmania are about two degrees cooler in June than they are in May, and almost a degree cooler again in July.