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Hobart Airport 256km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Hobart Airport Windfinding and Weather Watch Radar
Tasmania
42.8330°S  147.5100°E  3m AMSL

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.

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Weather News

Severe and 'unusual' summer weather forces cancellation of music and Christmas events

22:38 EDT

Major Perth events, including Carols by Candlelight and A Day on the Green, have been cancelled as a severe and unseasonal storm approaches the city.

A week of two halves for Tasmania

16:29 EDT

It will be one of those weeks where Tasmanians will need sunnies and a hat, followed by a jumper and umbrella.

Extreme heatwave heads to outback towns in Queensland, NSW

11:37 EDT

There will be extreme heatwave conditions in south-west Queensland and north-west New South Wales over the next three days, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says, with several outback towns expecting sweltering daytime temperatures of at least 43 degrees Celsius.