Mainly high jetstream cloud over far northern VIC is not producing any rain. Skies are otherwise generally clear across the state due to a weak ridge of high pressure, causing a mild day to turn into a cool night.
In December 2014 we upgraded our lightning network to the latest in sensor technology as used by the world's leading meteorological agencies. This has resulted in changes and improvements to the lightning data you will now see. The main changes are:
13:56 EDT Like a large area of southeastern Australia, Victoria has been been experiencing a chilly run, as much as four-to-ten degrees below average but is now thawing out.