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New South Wales/ACT Satellite Notes

Cloud over northern NSW with a low pressure trough is triggering showers and storms, some severe. Low cloud covering southern parts in a pool of upper cold air is causing a few showers. Skies are clearer in the west under a building ridge of high pressure.

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