UPDATED 11.30am: Bill in Lismore, south of Ballarat, sent us images of some impressive snowflakes. Strangely enough, Lismore is only 178m above sea level.

EARLIER: The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting snow down to 600m today (Friday) – and that means parts of Moorabool!

The Central region – including Ballarat, Geelong and Melbourne – will also see possible thunderstorms during the morning and afternoon, as well as hail and winds up to 30km/h.

We are also facing a 95 per cent chance of showers, which should ease by this evening.

So where is it most likely to snow locally..?

Here’s a list of our highest peaks:

** Mt Hope, Blakeville 776m above sea level

** Mt Buninyong 754m

** Mt Blackwood 747m

** Mt Warrenheip 746m

** Leondards Hill 740m

** Clarkes Hill 718m

** Bald Hill, Blakeville 716m

** Black Hill, Gordon 696m

** Mt Steiglitz, Ballan 639m

** Mt Egerton 629m

** Hopwoods Hill, Mt Egerton 620m.

If you happen to see flakes falling out the sky, take a photo or video and send it to us via our Facebook page.

Please remember the 1.5m social distancing rule when you’re out and about – and all people over 12 must wear a face covering in public (with some exceptions) to help stop the spread of COVID19.

The region last saw snow on August 4 and August 22.

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Main image: Snow at Blackwood on August 22. Photo: Elise

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