Gympie 128km Radar/Lightning
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LocationMt Kanighan Radar TypeWF 44 S Band Typical Availability24 hours
Located at 343m on the summit of Mt Kanighan 26 km north of Gympie this radar has a very good view of any precipitation that may fall within its area of coverage. This extends from seawards of Fraser Is to the east, down to the Brisbane region to the south, out to about Chinchilla to the west, and up to about Miriam Vale to the north. This radar appears to provide a realistic interpretation of the weather actually being experienced within its area of coverage.
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