Hobart Airport 256km Radar/Lightning
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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.
Western Australia's west is currently enduring one of its worst heatwaves in years, with records likely to tumble in some areas.
There are calls for the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) to shut its capital city forecasting offices and move its resources to the country.
Perth hit a scorching 40.4 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.