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Here's a climate change for you

There will be little relief from wild and woolly conditions around the state until into the weekend. 

Locations including Strahan, Devonport, Scottsdale and the Bass Strait Islands are in the firing line for damaging northwesterly winds today (Wednesday). 

The Weather Bureau's Michael Laczko says snow will fall down to 700 metres in some areas tonight.

"We have issued a bushwalkers warning for the Western district and the Central Plateau district, we have got a warning for sheep graziers for the cold temperatures, showers and windy conditions tonight and tomorrow (Thursday), we also have a host of marine wind warnings including a lot of gale wind warnings."

He credits it to fronts pushing into the state.

"We're looking at a low pressure system moving up to our south west, there's another one spinning off to our south and it's generally a large mass of cold air from the Southern Ocean and a few low pressure centres passing close by the south of the state over the next few days."