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  2. Summary Issued Friday 20:23 EDT

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 22 Jan 2021

      Friday 20:00 EDT

      A monsoon trough is generating heavy rain & storms in the northern tropics, mainly in northern WA with a tropical low. Troughs are triggering showers & storms over parts of the NT, QLD, NSW and WA whilst directing a hot airmass south. A front is bringing showers to TAS.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 23 Jan 2021

      Saturday 22:00 EDT

      A tropical cyclone will become a low producing heavy rain and strong wind in northern WA. A monsoon trough will generate thundery showers in the tropics. A low and associated trough will trigger storms in southern WA. Another trough will direct a hot airmass into southern states.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 24 Jan 2021

      Sunday 22:00 EDT

      Lows with multiple troughs will generate heavy rain across the western interior. A monsoon trough will maintain thundery showers over the tropics. Hot and dry winds will filter over southern Australia, raising fire danger. Onshore winds will bring coastal showers to QLD.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 25 Jan 2021

      Monday 22:00 EDT

      A low will generate heavy rain across much of SA. A trough will filter very hot and dry winds over VIC and NSW followed by a front leading to cooling and rain late in the day for southern VIC and TAS. A monsoon trough will keep showers and storms across the tropics.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 26 Jan 2021

      Tuesday 22:00 EDT

      A front and trough should cause showers and storms in VIC and TAS whilst directing a hot airmass into eastern NSW. A monsoon trough would continue to trigger thundery showers in the tropics.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 27 Jan 2021

      Wednesday 22:00 EDT

      A trough and low should trigger a few showers over the southeast. A monsoon trough would maintain showers and storms across the tropics. Another trough would generate a few storms over the western interior.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 28 Jan 2021

      Thursday 22:00 EDT

      A broad trough may generate rain across the southeast. A monsoon trough would lead to showers and storms over the tropics. A high may send dry and hot winds to southwestern WA.

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    Friday, 20:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 22 Jan 2021

    A monsoon trough is generating heavy rain & storms in the northern tropics, mainly in northern WA with a tropical low. Troughs are triggering showers & storms over parts of the NT, QLD, NSW and WA whilst directing a hot airmass south. A front is bringing showers to TAS.

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    Saturday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 23 Jan 2021

    A tropical cyclone will become a low producing heavy rain and strong wind in northern WA. A monsoon trough will generate thundery showers in the tropics. A low and associated trough will trigger storms in southern WA. Another trough will direct a hot airmass into southern states.

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    Sunday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 24 Jan 2021

    Lows with multiple troughs will generate heavy rain across the western interior. A monsoon trough will maintain thundery showers over the tropics. Hot and dry winds will filter over southern Australia, raising fire danger. Onshore winds will bring coastal showers to QLD.

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    Monday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 25 Jan 2021

    A low will generate heavy rain across much of SA. A trough will filter very hot and dry winds over VIC and NSW followed by a front leading to cooling and rain late in the day for southern VIC and TAS. A monsoon trough will keep showers and storms across the tropics.

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    Tuesday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 26 Jan 2021

    A front and trough should cause showers and storms in VIC and TAS whilst directing a hot airmass into eastern NSW. A monsoon trough would continue to trigger thundery showers in the tropics.

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    Wednesday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 27 Jan 2021

    A trough and low should trigger a few showers over the southeast. A monsoon trough would maintain showers and storms across the tropics. Another trough would generate a few storms over the western interior.

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    Thursday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 28 Jan 2021

    A broad trough may generate rain across the southeast. A monsoon trough would lead to showers and storms over the tropics. A high may send dry and hot winds to southwestern WA.