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A deep low pressure trough is triggering thunderstorms in the southeast, severe in VIC and NSW. Breezy winds along the QLD coast is causing showers, heaviest in the central parts. Another trough in the west is causing storms.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

A low pressure trough will trigger widespread showers and thunderstorms over eastern VIC, much of NSW and southeastern parts of QLD. A separate trough will produce thundery showers over southern WA. A moist onshore breeze will maintain showers over the QLD coast.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A low pressure trough will stimulate showers and thunderstorms over WA. A separate trough will also produce showers and thunderstorms over southern QLD, NSW and VIC with showers lacking lightning over TAS. Moist onshore winds will maintain showers over northern QLD.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A trough will contract east confining showers and thunderstorms over eastern parts of NSW and southeastern QLD. A second trough over WA will again produce isolated thundery showers. A region of low pressure over the tropics will produce isolated showers.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A low pressure trough will generate heavy showers and thunderstorms over northeastern NSW and southeast QLD. A second trough over inland WA should produce light thundery showers. The northern flank of a cold front should produce showers over southwestern parts of WA.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

Moist southeasterly breezes may trigger the odd light shower over northeastern NSW and along the coast and ranges of QLD. A low pressure trough over inland WA has the potential to generate isolated showers and thunderstorms. Warm air will filter over SA ahead of this system.

Friday 22:00 EDT

A low should move over TAS producing showers and increased winds. An associated trough will steer warmth over the southeast, followed by afternoon showers. A region of low pressure over WA's Interior has the potential to trigger isolated showers and thunderstorms.

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