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A broad trough is triggering showers and storms across the tropics and a few showers and storms in SA, TAS, VIC, NSW and western QLD. A trough in the west is drawing warm air to southwest WA. Onshore winds are bringing showers to QLD's east coast. A high is slowly clearing SA.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

Low pressure will linger over TAS, VIC and NSW, causing showers and thunderstorms. Troughs in the north and west will also bring widespread thunder. Warm winds will continue across eastern parts of VIC, while onshore winds will keep the QLD coast mild.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

A series of low pressure troughs look to bring widespread showers and storms across the NT, NSW, VIC and TAS. Storms should may develop over eastern parts of WA. Warm winds will filter into western QLD, while onshore winds along the coast will bring mild temperatures.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure spanning the NT, QLD and NSW could bring widespread showers and storms, while in the west another trough will may produce storms. Hot winds from the interior will move ahead of this trough, with cooler onshore winds keeping coastal QLD mild.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A complex low pressure trough over WA looks to produce showers and storms, while pushing warm air into parts of SA. Another trough over inland QLD and NSW will generate storms as well, potentially heavy over the ranges. Onshore winds look to bring showers to the east.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

An area of low pressure with troughs should bring showers and storms to eastern WA, whilst pushing warming air down into SA. Another trough stretching across the NT, QLD and NSW may generate showers and storms. Onshore winds should bring coastal showers in the east.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A pair of low pressure troughs stretching across much of the nation will produce showers and thunderstorms. A low in the Bight will direct a few showers into the southwest corner as a ridge of high pressure keeps much of WA dry and clear.

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