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  2. Summary Issued Thursday 20:17 EDT

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 02 Apr 2020

      Thursday 20:00 EDT

      A broad trough is generating rain and a few storms over the interior, southern QLD, eastern NSW and VIC. A front in the southwest is causing showers over southern WA. A region of low pressure in the north is triggering scattered showers and storms over the northern tropics.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 03 Apr 2020

      Friday 22:00 EDT

      A series of troughs and a cold front crossing the southeast and extending to southern QLD and the NT will trigger widespread rain, showers, strong winds and storms, some severe. Low pressure over the tropics will generate thundery showers. High pressure will clear much of WA.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 04 Apr 2020

      Saturday 22:00 EDT

      A cold front will cross southern NSW, VIC and TAS, triggering rain, strong winds and storms, some severe. A trough over parts of the NT, QLD and northeastern NSW will generate showers and storms. Low pressure over the tropics will cause thundery showers. Mostly clear elsewhere.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 05 Apr 2020

      Sunday 22:00 EST

      A cold front will start crossing the southeast, bringing rain, gusty winds and isolated storms. Troughs over parts of QLD, the NT and WA will trigger showers and storms. A high pressure ridge will keep skies mostly clear over parts of the east, central interior and southern WA.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 06 Apr 2020

      Monday 22:00 EST

      A cold front will finish crossing the southeast, leaving brisk winds and patchy rain in its wake. A deepening trough with embedded lows over the tropics and northwestern WA will cause widespread showers and storms. Mostly clear elsewhere under a broadening high pressure system.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 07 Apr 2020

      Tuesday 22:00 EST

      A deep trough with embedded lows over the tropics and parts of WA should generate thundery showers, heavy at times. Onshore winds around a high pressure system should bring showers to the east coast and parts of TAS. The same high will keep elsewhere mostly clear.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 08 Apr 2020

      Wednesday 22:00 EST

      An upper-level trough over southeastern WA and far western SA should trigger showers and the odd storm. A trough across the tropics and northern WA should cause showers and a few storms. Onshore wnds around a high should bring showers to parts the east coast and parts of TAS.

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    Thursday, 20:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 02 Apr 2020

    A broad trough is generating rain and a few storms over the interior, southern QLD, eastern NSW and VIC. A front in the southwest is causing showers over southern WA. A region of low pressure in the north is triggering scattered showers and storms over the northern tropics.

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    Friday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 03 Apr 2020

    A series of troughs and a cold front crossing the southeast and extending to southern QLD and the NT will trigger widespread rain, showers, strong winds and storms, some severe. Low pressure over the tropics will generate thundery showers. High pressure will clear much of WA.

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    Saturday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 04 Apr 2020

    A cold front will cross southern NSW, VIC and TAS, triggering rain, strong winds and storms, some severe. A trough over parts of the NT, QLD and northeastern NSW will generate showers and storms. Low pressure over the tropics will cause thundery showers. Mostly clear elsewhere.

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    Sunday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 05 Apr 2020

    A cold front will start crossing the southeast, bringing rain, gusty winds and isolated storms. Troughs over parts of QLD, the NT and WA will trigger showers and storms. A high pressure ridge will keep skies mostly clear over parts of the east, central interior and southern WA.

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    Monday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 06 Apr 2020

    A cold front will finish crossing the southeast, leaving brisk winds and patchy rain in its wake. A deepening trough with embedded lows over the tropics and northwestern WA will cause widespread showers and storms. Mostly clear elsewhere under a broadening high pressure system.

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    Tuesday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 07 Apr 2020

    A deep trough with embedded lows over the tropics and parts of WA should generate thundery showers, heavy at times. Onshore winds around a high pressure system should bring showers to the east coast and parts of TAS. The same high will keep elsewhere mostly clear.

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    Wednesday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 08 Apr 2020

    An upper-level trough over southeastern WA and far western SA should trigger showers and the odd storm. A trough across the tropics and northern WA should cause showers and a few storms. Onshore wnds around a high should bring showers to parts the east coast and parts of TAS.