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Radar Details

Mildura Wind Finding and Weather Watch Radar
Victoria
34.2330°S  142.0830°E  53m AMSL

LocationMildura Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability0000-0300; 0430-0900; 1030-1500; 1630-2100; 2230-0000

The Mildura radar has a very good view in all directions as there are no significant geographic features in the area. Its only limitations are those common to all C Band radar, that is that if there are large thunderstorms around, the radar will not be able to detect accurately the strength of storms located behind the closest storms. This will also lead to the underestimation of the strength, at times, of very intense isolated storms. False echoes are sometimes observed very close to the radar especially in stable conditions. Echoes within five or so kilometres of the radar and overhead are poorly resolved as the scanning elevation is too low.

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Weather News

Tropical Cyclone Owen heads for Cape Shield and Groote Eylandt, BOM issues warning

14:16 EDT

A Tropical Cyclone warning has been issued for parts of the north-east Top End, including Cape Shield and Groote Eylandt.

Stormy end to the week in southeastern Australia

11:12 EDT

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will affect Australia’s southeastern states and territories during the second half of this week.

Health expert warns residents are at risk from high sodium in water in drought-stricken NSW town of Walgett

10:39 EDT

Walgett has always been a river town, perched near the junction of the Barwon and the Namoi rivers.

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