Synoptic Chart Summary

Synoptic Chart Australia - D0 Sunday, 04:00 EDT

A deepening monsoon trough across northern Australia is triggering areas of rain and storms, heaviest in the NT. Another trough in the west is bringing showers and storms to northern and southern WA. A trough in the east is causing a few showers over SA, VIC and NSW.

Synoptic Chart Australia - D1 Sunday, 22:00 EDT

A broad low pressure trough extending across the northern tropics will generate showers and thunderstorms, some very heavy. Troughs in the west and southeast will bring showers and storms to WA, NSW and VIC while keeping hot winds filtering over inland NSW.

Synoptic Chart Australia - D2 Monday, 22:00 EDT

A trough in the north will continue to produce heavy showers and storms across tropical parts of QLD and the NT. A very slow moving trough in the southeast will trigger showers and storms for eastern VIC and southeast NSW. A trough in the west will also bring showers and storms.

Synoptic Chart Australia - D3 Tuesday, 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure should remain in the north, producing heavy showers and storms. A trough in the west also may cause storms across inland parts of WA. A trough in the east should bring showers and storms to NSW, mainly about the coast and ranges, with hot winds.

Synoptic Chart Australia - D4 Wednesday, 22:00 EDT

A broad trough and low will linger over VIC and NSW, triggering thundery showers. Persistent northerly winds will bring a hot day to NSW, will onshore winds cool QLD in the afternoon. The monsoon trough should dip from NT into QLD, bringing heavy storms and rain.

Synoptic Chart Australia - D5 Thursday, 22:00 EDT

Hot northerlies should persist over NSW and into VIC. A trough in the southeast should trigger storms and showers as well. In WA, a low and trough will cause thundery showers, as hot winds filer in from the east. The monsoon trough should bring more rain and storms the tropics.

Synoptic Chart Australia - D6 Friday, 22:00 EDT

Hot winds should increase over SA and VIC, while seabreezes keep the eastern seaboard a little milder. Troughs over WA, VIC, NSW and the tropics should lead to showers and storms, heaviest in NT and QLD. TAS should stay dry and warm under a high pressure ridge.