Winter is coming.
The Bureau of Meteorology said a series of cold fronts crossing the state over coming days would bring cold and windy conditions to the state.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging west to northwesterly winds averaging 60 to 70 km/h, with peak gusts in excess of 100km/h. The warning is in place for parts of the Northern coast and Bass Strait Islands from Sunday evening.
The first cold front cross Tasmania on Saturday morning, with the next expected late Sunday afternoon and another early Tuesday.
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Each front will bring cooler air over the state.
The maximum temperature in Hobart and Launceston will drop to between 10 and 13 degrees from Sunday to Wednesday, which is about 1 to 4 degrees below average for May.
The cold fronts will being showers, small hail, and thunderstorms to the state which will be frequent around the north, west, and far south of the state.
Rainfalls of about 15 to 30mm are expected in the North-East, with much lower rainfall expected on the East Coast, midlands, and in Hobart.
The bureau said there was a 100 per cent chance of showers on Sunday.
Snow is expected over the Central Plateau and other higher peaks, with the snow line expected to drop to about 700m overnight on Sunday and to 500m on Wednesday, before lifting on Thursday.
The bureau said the cold conditions followed the much warmer than usual conditions experienced earlier in the month.
It advised vulnerable members of the community to be prepared.
Bushwalker and sheep grazier alerts have been issued. Warnings can be found online here.