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Bureau of Meteorology Weather Radar

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Radar Details

Longreach Windfinding and Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
23.4300°S  144.2900°E  200m AMSL

LocationLongreach Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability0000-0915; 1030-1515; 1630-2115; 2230 -0000

This radar has good visibility in all directions with light echoes being detected out to about 100km and stronger echoes out to about 300km. Light rain from mid-level cloud can be "seen" out to about 250km, however, these can sometimes be misleading as the radar often detects virga (precipitation which does not reach the ground).

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Weather News

Farm debt mediation cases predicted to rise as more federal financial counselling funding flows

13:54 EST

A rural financial counselling service says farm debt mediation cases are expected to rise over the coming year, with no reprieve in drought for many areas.

Tropical low north of Coral Sea could become Queensland's first July cyclone, forecaster says

12:55 EST

A tropical low which has formed north of the Coral Sea could make Queensland history if it turns into a cyclone.

Pastoralists and locals slam decision to shut down Tennant Creek weather radar station

12:14 EST

Pastoralists and locals have slammed the Federal Government decision to the shut down the Tennant Creek weather radar in the Northern Territory.