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A complex low is generating gusty cold showers over SA, NSW, VIC and TAS. A cold front is delivering gusty showers to southwestern parts of WA. A trough is also producing causing thundery showers over Kimberley, Top End and northern QLD, with rain over the Pilbara.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A weakening low over the Tasman will allow winds and showers to ease in eastern VIC and TAS. A series of troughs in the tropics will produce showers and storms in the Kimberley, the NT and QLD. A cold front will trigger showers over southwestern WA.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

A broad cold front and trough will produce areas of rain and thunderstorms across the WA Kimberley, the NT, SA, VIC, TAS and western parts of NSW and QLD. Moist and cool southwesterlies behind the front will deliver showers to southern WA and SA.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A strong front and a low pressure trough will move into the east, bringing a band of rain and thunderstorms to parts of NSW, QLD, the NT and WA Kimberley. A low pressure trough will bring showers to southern SA, VIC and TAS. A high will clear central Australia.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A lingering low pressure trough across the WA Kimberley, NT Top End and northeastern QLD is likely to produce showers and storms. A front crossing the southeast is likely to deliver cold air and showers. A high should keep the remainder of the nation mostly sunny and dry.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A high in the east will bring mostly sunny skies to SA, most of NSW and southern QLD. A cold front will trigger showers to TAS, coastal VIC and the Alps. A trough across the tropics will produce showers and storms. Warmth will build in the west ahead of a trough.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A high in the east will bring mostly sunny skies to NSW, SA and southern QLD. A trough across the tropics will produce showers and storms. An approaching cold front in southwest WA shall trigger some rain. Moist westerlies will bring showers to TAS.

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