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Severe Tropical Cyclone Owen and an associated trough are generating intense wind, rain and storms about western Cape York. A low and associated troughs is causing rain and storms over parts parts of QLD, NSW, VIC, SA and TAS. Another trough is triggering storms to southwest WA.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen will bring widespread heavy rain and a few storms after it makes landfall. A low in the southeast and its associated troughs will produce areas of rain and storms, mainly for eastern parts of QLD and NSW. A trough in the west could also storms.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

Ex-TC Owen should continue to cause showers and strong winds to parts of eastern QLD. A trough in the east and a low in the southeast should bring rain and storms to southern QLD and NSW, as well as VIC and TAS. A trough and low in the west will also produce showers and storms.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A low and trough could linger near the QLD coast, causing showers and storms. Another low pressure trough will begin to move into SA and deepen, bringing showers and thunderstorms. A region of low pressure across the tropics will bring thundery showers.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure in the north should cause showers and storms. A trough in the south could bring a few storms to SA, while pushing warmer air into western NSW and QLD. Another trough in the east may bring thunderstorms.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

Low pressure should bring widespread showers and storms over the NT and QLD, some intense. A trough in the southeast could deepen, causing showers and storms in NSW and VIC to become heavy. Onshore winds over SA may produce showers, mainly in the south.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A broad and deepening low pressure trough could continue to bring areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms to parts of the NT, QLD and NSW. Brisk onshore winds may cause showers over parts of VIC and TAS. A trough in the west should trigger thunderstorms.

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