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Lightning Ridge Observations

Monday February 20, 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
Mon 09:00 EDT
SE 6   20.5 12.4 20.5 60 4 0   -
Sun 09:00 EDT
S 20   21.5 12.1 21.5 55 6 0   -
Sat 09:00 EDT
NE 15   28.0 23.0 31.0 74 4 7   -
Fri 09:00 EDT
NE 15   31.0 23.8 36.0 66 5 0   -
Thu 09:00 EDT
NNE 20   29.2 22.9 33.0 69 5 0   -
Wed 09:00 EDT
NE 26   27.4 21.9 30.0 72 5 0   -
Tue 09:00 EDT
S 22   24.0 15.4 24.0 59 6 0   -
Mon 09:00 EDT
SW 24   21.5 12.5 21.5 57 6 0   -

Station Details

LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
29.4310°S 147.9722°E 154m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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15:18 EDT

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King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

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