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Australian Chart Summary

Monday - Latest

Tropical Cyclone Kelvin is generating powerful winds, heavy rain and thunderstorms over parts of WA's Pilbara and Kimberley. A series of troughs over WA, NT, QLD and NSW are generating thunderstorms. A trough and cold front is producing showers over VIC and TAS.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A tropical low with associated troughs may bring heavy rain and storms to WA and extending into the NT. Troughs over QLD and NSW combined with moist, onshore winds will trigger showers and thunderstorms. High pressure will keep much of the interior dry.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A low and associated troughs should bring areas of heavy rain and storms over WA and western/northern parts of the NT. Another trough in the east could bring showers & storms, heavy at times to QLD and NSW.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure and troughs will bring areas of heavy rain and storms over WA. A low and trough in the east should generate showers and storms to parts of QLD and NSW. High pressure should keep the south mainly dry.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A series of troughs with embedded lows over WA, NT, QLD and northern NSW will generate showers and thunderstorms. Onshore winds will push showers over the QLD coast. The interior will be hot with a heat trough causing scattered showers/storms.

Friday 22:00 EDT

A series of low pressure troughs may generate showers and storms over WA, the NT, SA, VIC and western NSW. Onshore winds with a weak trough may bring showers and storms over the QLD coast. A high should keep the southeast coast dry.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

A front and trough shall cause rain and storms over TAS, VIC and NSW. Hot air will be guided towards the east coast ahead of the systems, with much cooler conditions behind. A trough will generate rain and storms over the northern tropics. A high will bring settled weather to SA.

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