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  2. Summary Issued Thursday 20:26 EDT

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 04 Mar 2021

      Thursday 20:00 EDT

      A trough & TC Niran are generating showers, gusty winds & storms over north QLD, extending to eastern Top End. A low & trough are causing showers & storms over parts of southern WA, some intense. A strong cold front crossing TAS & southern VIC is bringing gusty winds & showers.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 05 Mar 2021

      Friday 22:00 EDT

      Tropical Cyclone Niran will move away from the north QLD coast, causing rain and gusty winds to ease. Southerly winds will bring coastal showers to NSW. A trough will trigger showers & storms over the western inland. A high should keep elsewhere mostly dry.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 06 Mar 2021

      Saturday 22:00 EDT

      Tropical Cyclone Niran will move further away from the QLD coast. Troughs should generate thundery showers in the northern tropics & western interior. Onshore winds will bring showers to northeastern NSW and eastern QLD. A high will maintain settled conditions elsewhere.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 07 Mar 2021

      Sunday 22:00 EDT

      A trough should broaden the central & eastern inland, gaining moisture & spreading rain & storms across QLD and northern NSW. Unstable tropical air will bring showers & storms to the northern tropics & northwest. A high should keep most of the south dry and settled.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 08 Mar 2021

      Monday 22:00 EDT

      A broad trough over the eastern interior is likely to trigger showers and storms in NSW and QLD, and possibly VIC. Unstable tropical air should trigger thundery showers in the tropics. High pressure should keep elsewhere mostly dry. Cool along southern coasts in southerly winds.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 09 Mar 2021

      Tuesday 22:00 EDT

      A broad trough should edge northeast, triggering showers & storms in parts of QLD, northern NSW, northern SA & southern NT. A trough across the tropics should generate thundery showers. Onshore winds should bring showers to eastern NSW & VIC, & parts of TAS.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 10 Mar 2021

      Wednesday 22:00 EDT

      Troughs & and an embedded low should generate widespread rain & storms over parts of the NT, SA, QLD, NSW & eastern VIC. Troughs across the northern tropics & western WA should trigger showers & storms. Moist onshore winds should bring showers to TAS. Hot in northern WA.

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    Thursday, 20:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 04 Mar 2021

    A trough & TC Niran are generating showers, gusty winds & storms over north QLD, extending to eastern Top End. A low & trough are causing showers & storms over parts of southern WA, some intense. A strong cold front crossing TAS & southern VIC is bringing gusty winds & showers.

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    Friday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 05 Mar 2021

    Tropical Cyclone Niran will move away from the north QLD coast, causing rain and gusty winds to ease. Southerly winds will bring coastal showers to NSW. A trough will trigger showers & storms over the western inland. A high should keep elsewhere mostly dry.

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    Saturday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 06 Mar 2021

    Tropical Cyclone Niran will move further away from the QLD coast. Troughs should generate thundery showers in the northern tropics & western interior. Onshore winds will bring showers to northeastern NSW and eastern QLD. A high will maintain settled conditions elsewhere.

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    Sunday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 07 Mar 2021

    A trough should broaden the central & eastern inland, gaining moisture & spreading rain & storms across QLD and northern NSW. Unstable tropical air will bring showers & storms to the northern tropics & northwest. A high should keep most of the south dry and settled.

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    Monday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 08 Mar 2021

    A broad trough over the eastern interior is likely to trigger showers and storms in NSW and QLD, and possibly VIC. Unstable tropical air should trigger thundery showers in the tropics. High pressure should keep elsewhere mostly dry. Cool along southern coasts in southerly winds.

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    Tuesday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 09 Mar 2021

    A broad trough should edge northeast, triggering showers & storms in parts of QLD, northern NSW, northern SA & southern NT. A trough across the tropics should generate thundery showers. Onshore winds should bring showers to eastern NSW & VIC, & parts of TAS.

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    Wednesday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 10 Mar 2021

    Troughs & and an embedded low should generate widespread rain & storms over parts of the NT, SA, QLD, NSW & eastern VIC. Troughs across the northern tropics & western WA should trigger showers & storms. Moist onshore winds should bring showers to TAS. Hot in northern WA.