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  2. Summary Issued Monday 17:32 EDT

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 30 Mar 2020

      Monday 17:00 EDT

      A trough is triggering rain and storms in southwest QLD and NSW, some intense. A front is bringing cool winds to southern VIC, TAS and southeastern SA but only light showers. Other troughs are causing showers in southwest WA and in the far northern tropics.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 31 Mar 2020

      Tuesday 22:00 EDT

      Multiple troughs over the interior will trigger showers and storms in southeast WA, inland SA, southern NT, southern QLD and northern NSW. A trough over the northern tropics will generate thundery showers. A high will keep much of SA, VIC and TAS dry.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 01 Apr 2020

      Wednesday 22:00 EDT

      A low forming in southern NSW will generate rain over NSW and VIC. Onshore winds will trigger patchy showers along the QLD and NSW coasts. Trough over the northern tropics will maintain showers. Mostly dry elsewhere with a high over the Bight.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 02 Apr 2020

      Thursday 22:00 EDT

      A broad trough and low over TAS will generate showers and storms in eastern Australia, mainly in TAS, eastern VIC, NSW and southern QLD. A low in the far north with a trough will cause further in the northern tropics. Onshore winds will bring light showers over southwest of WA.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 03 Apr 2020

      Friday 22:00 EDT

      A frontal system will generate gusty winds, showers and a few storms over TAS, VIC and SA. A trough should generate a few showers and storms over NSW and southern QLD. High pressure will keep much of WA dry. A trough may generate showers and storms over the northern tropics.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 04 Apr 2020

      Saturday 22:00 EDT

      A front and trough will trigger a few showers and storms over parts of QLD, NSW, VIC and TAS. Onshore winds should maintain showers over coastal WA and SA. A trough in the northern tropics could generate a few thundery showers. A high should keep much of WA and the interior dry.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 05 Apr 2020

      Sunday 22:00 EST

      A trough and front should generate rain for SA, VIC, TAS and southern NSW. Troughs in the north parts of WA and the northern tropics may bring showers. Mostly dry over the interior with a firm high pressure ridge.

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    Monday, 17:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 30 Mar 2020

    A trough is triggering rain and storms in southwest QLD and NSW, some intense. A front is bringing cool winds to southern VIC, TAS and southeastern SA but only light showers. Other troughs are causing showers in southwest WA and in the far northern tropics.

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    Tuesday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 31 Mar 2020

    Multiple troughs over the interior will trigger showers and storms in southeast WA, inland SA, southern NT, southern QLD and northern NSW. A trough over the northern tropics will generate thundery showers. A high will keep much of SA, VIC and TAS dry.

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    Wednesday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 01 Apr 2020

    A low forming in southern NSW will generate rain over NSW and VIC. Onshore winds will trigger patchy showers along the QLD and NSW coasts. Trough over the northern tropics will maintain showers. Mostly dry elsewhere with a high over the Bight.

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    Thursday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 02 Apr 2020

    A broad trough and low over TAS will generate showers and storms in eastern Australia, mainly in TAS, eastern VIC, NSW and southern QLD. A low in the far north with a trough will cause further in the northern tropics. Onshore winds will bring light showers over southwest of WA.

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    Friday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 03 Apr 2020

    A frontal system will generate gusty winds, showers and a few storms over TAS, VIC and SA. A trough should generate a few showers and storms over NSW and southern QLD. High pressure will keep much of WA dry. A trough may generate showers and storms over the northern tropics.

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    Saturday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 04 Apr 2020

    A front and trough will trigger a few showers and storms over parts of QLD, NSW, VIC and TAS. Onshore winds should maintain showers over coastal WA and SA. A trough in the northern tropics could generate a few thundery showers. A high should keep much of WA and the interior dry.

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    Sunday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 05 Apr 2020

    A trough and front should generate rain for SA, VIC, TAS and southern NSW. Troughs in the north parts of WA and the northern tropics may bring showers. Mostly dry over the interior with a firm high pressure ridge.