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Lightning Ridge Observations

Sunday June 25, 2017
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Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like rh Fire Rain Rain 10' Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm mm hPa
Sat 09:00 EST
W 2   14.2 6.6 14.2 60 3 0   -
Fri 09:00 EST
N 9   17.8 9.9 17.8 60 4 0   -
Thu 09:00 EST
NE 6   11.0 7.3 10.8 78 1 0   -
Wed 09:00 EST
SE 4   12.4 9.5 12.4 82 1 0   -
Tue 09:00 EST
SE 7   12.3 10.0 11.8 86 1 0   -
Mon 09:00 EST
SSE 7   12.9 9.2 12.5 78 2 0   -
Sun 09:00 EST
SSW 11   11.5 9.1 10.2 85 1 0   -

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LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITOR INFORMATION CENT
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
29.4310°S 147.9722°E 154m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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We're now past the shortest day of the year and well into winter, so just how wintry is it in southeastern Australia? A weak cold front has just clipped Victoria and southeastern New South Wales, bringing with it frequent showers and fresh winds.

Either humid or calm - tricky month for drying clothes

12:39 EST

So far this winter much of southeastern Australian has either been too humid or too calm for the washing to dry as fast as it would normally at this time of year.

SA Power Networks paid $18.5m in compensation for December blackout

08:39 EST

A new report shows SA Power Networks paid more than $18.5 million to households that lost power in The figure was included in two reports released by the Essential Services Commission of SA (ESCOSA) into the December storm, and the .