Australian Chart Summary
Thursday - Latest
A broad low pressure trough is producing showers and storms over NSW, potentially severe. Another trough spread across the tropics with several embedded lows is producing isolated showers and storms. A heat trough over WA is causing heatwave conditions to continue.
Friday 22:00 EDT
Most of the nation will be dry. A trough in the east should cause a few showers and storms in NSW, mostly on the highlands and ranges. A broad region of low pressure in the north will bring scattered thundery showers. A tropical low in the Coral Sea looks to remain well offshore.
Saturday 22:00 EDT
A front will impact TAS and southern parts of SA and VIC, causing showers and bringing a cooler change. Heat will filter across northern NSW and across QLD due to a low pressure trough. A high will strengthen to the south of WA, directing very warm easterlies to the coast.
Sunday 22:00 EDT
Onshore winds look to cause a few showers in TAS and coastal VIC.A low pressure trough in the east may produce a few showers and storms on the NSW ranges, whilst heat lingers in the east. A high in the south will continue to draw warmth into the far west.
Monday 22:00 EDT
A low pressure trough in the east looks to cause a few showers in eastern NSW. A trough spanning the NT and into western WA will cause the odd thundery showers in the north, but otherwise steer hot, dry winds to western WA, elevating fire danger.
Tuesday 22:00 EDT
Moist southerly winds will spread along the NSW coast, bringing showers. Warmth will peak in southeastern QLD due to the approach of a low pressure trough that may produce a few showers and storms. A high in the south will direct hot air to the WA west coast.
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