Tasmanian's can expect wet, cold and windy conditions from Thursday until Sunday, providing the perfect conditions to encourage people to stay at home.
Heavy rain, gusty winds and weekend snow is forecast as a low and three fronts are expected in parts.
The Bureau of Meteorology predicts heavy rainfall in the state's East Coast on Thursday, with up to 80mm in elevated areas, and a severe weather warning has been issued.
State supervising meteorologist Simon Louis said flood watches could be issued for eastern catchments.
"Rainfall should develop along the north and north eastern parts of Tasmania during Thursday morning and then extend down the East Coast during the day," he said.
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"Quite heavy falls are possible for coastal towns along the East Coast, with rainfall around 30 to 50 mm expected for places like St Helens, St Marys, Fingal and even as far south as Orford."
Mr Louis said the weather conditions were fairly typical during this time of year.
On the weekend cooler temperatures are predicted and snow levels may sit at around 900 metres.
On Friday more rain is expected statewide but the North and West can expect 15 to 20 mm, with the possibility of thunderstorms later on.
Strong and gusty west to northwesterly winds are expected across the state on Saturday, along with rainfall, with 15 to 25mm expected in the north, west and central areas.
On Sunday strong westerly winds will continue across the state and rainfall totals of 20 to 30mm are expected in the west and north.
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