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  2. Summary Issued Wednesday 20:30 EDT

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 26 Feb 2020

      Wednesday 20:00 EDT

      Ex-Tropical Cyclone Esther is generating intense rain, storms & wind in the NT. Troughs are causing showers & storms in parts of WA, QLD and NSW, some intense. A front is bringing brisk winds & showers to southern NSW, VIC & TAS. Tropical Cyclone Ferdinand is well offshore.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 27 Feb 2020

      Thursday 22:00 EDT

      Ex-TC Esther will bring intense rain, storms and wind across northern parts of the NT as well as WA's Kimberley. Troughs should trigger showers and storms in the NT, eastern QLD, northeastern NSW and southwest WA. A front should bring cool, gusty winds and showers to VIC and TAS.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 28 Feb 2020

      Friday 22:00 EDT

      Ex-TC Esther will continue to bring intense wind, rain and storms to northern parts of the NT and WA's Kimberley. Troughs should trigger showers and storms in parts of QLD, the NT, southwest WA and northeastern NSW. Cool SW'ly winds may cause showers in VIC, TAS and southeast SA.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 29 Feb 2020

      Saturday 22:00 EDT

      Ex-TC Esther should continue moving west over WA's Kimberley, potentially strengthening again as continues to bring intense rain, wind and storms over the Kimberley and western parts of the NT. Troughs should trigger showers and storms over the NT, QLD and southwest WA.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 01 Mar 2020

      Sunday 22:00 EDT

      Ex-TC Esther may continue to strengthen but shift direction south as it continues to bring intense rain, wind and storms over WA's Kimberley. Troughs should trigger showers and storms over the NT, QLD and WA. A front may cause showers and cool, gusty winds in the southeast.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 02 Mar 2020

      Monday 22:00 EDT

      Ex-TC Esther should weaken as it moves southeast, possibly bringing intense rain, wind and storms to far northern parts of WA. Troughs may trigger showers and storms over the NT, WA, QLD and parts of NSW. Onshore winds may bring some showers to the eastern seaboard.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 03 Mar 2020

      Tuesday 22:00 EDT

      Ex-TC Esther could bring intense rain, wind and storms to far northern parts of WA and western parts of the NT. Troughs may generate showers and storms over WA, QLD and parts of NSW. Onshore winds may generate showers over coastal parts of TAS, QLD, NSW and southern WA.

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    Wednesday, 20:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 26 Feb 2020

    Ex-Tropical Cyclone Esther is generating intense rain, storms & wind in the NT. Troughs are causing showers & storms in parts of WA, QLD and NSW, some intense. A front is bringing brisk winds & showers to southern NSW, VIC & TAS. Tropical Cyclone Ferdinand is well offshore.

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    Thursday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 27 Feb 2020

    Ex-TC Esther will bring intense rain, storms and wind across northern parts of the NT as well as WA's Kimberley. Troughs should trigger showers and storms in the NT, eastern QLD, northeastern NSW and southwest WA. A front should bring cool, gusty winds and showers to VIC and TAS.

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    Friday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 28 Feb 2020

    Ex-TC Esther will continue to bring intense wind, rain and storms to northern parts of the NT and WA's Kimberley. Troughs should trigger showers and storms in parts of QLD, the NT, southwest WA and northeastern NSW. Cool SW'ly winds may cause showers in VIC, TAS and southeast SA.

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    Saturday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 29 Feb 2020

    Ex-TC Esther should continue moving west over WA's Kimberley, potentially strengthening again as continues to bring intense rain, wind and storms over the Kimberley and western parts of the NT. Troughs should trigger showers and storms over the NT, QLD and southwest WA.

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    Sunday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 01 Mar 2020

    Ex-TC Esther may continue to strengthen but shift direction south as it continues to bring intense rain, wind and storms over WA's Kimberley. Troughs should trigger showers and storms over the NT, QLD and WA. A front may cause showers and cool, gusty winds in the southeast.

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    Monday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 02 Mar 2020

    Ex-TC Esther should weaken as it moves southeast, possibly bringing intense rain, wind and storms to far northern parts of WA. Troughs may trigger showers and storms over the NT, WA, QLD and parts of NSW. Onshore winds may bring some showers to the eastern seaboard.

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    Tuesday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 03 Mar 2020

    Ex-TC Esther could bring intense rain, wind and storms to far northern parts of WA and western parts of the NT. Troughs may generate showers and storms over WA, QLD and parts of NSW. Onshore winds may generate showers over coastal parts of TAS, QLD, NSW and southern WA.