Hobart Airport 256km Radar/Lightning
About Weatherzone Radar
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LocationHobart Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability0000-0300; 0430-0900; 1030-1500; 1630-2100; 2230-0000
This installation is primarily a windfinding radar. The coverage in weather watch mode is poor. Surrounded by mountains and hills in most directions, it provides coverage for the immediate area surrounding Hobart Airport, about 40km along the Coal River Valley to the northwest and to the southeast over Frederick Henry Bay to the Tasman Peninsula.
A dangerous trough and cold front is approaching south-west Western Australia, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has warned.
Most of Hobart's Myer store could be open within days but it faces "devastating" stock losses and damage, manager Peter Monachetti says.
While much of Australia's mainland sits under a high pressure system, it's a different story for Tasmania.