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Tropical Cyclone Frances is causing gusty showers over WA's northern Kimberley. Onshore winds are generating a few showers in VIC and TAS. A large high in the south is bringing settled conditions over a majority of the country, leading to foggy and cool mornings inland.

Sunday 22:00 EST

High pressure will bring a sunny day to the southern states after a cool morning. Tropical cyclone Frances looks to weaken into a tropical low, but still bring gusty showers and storms to coastal parts of the Kimberley. A cold front will approach SA and VIC.

Monday 22:00 EST

A cold front will approach and cross southern SA and VIC bringing gusty winds and showers. Warm northerly winds ahead of the front will keep NSW mostly dry. Another high over the west will keep most of the interior and southern WA dry.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A burst of cold air behind a front shall cause a blustery showers and alpine snow over TAS, VIC and NSW. A low pressure trough will generate showers and a few storms over eastern parts of QLD. Warm and dry easterly winds will persist over WA and the interior.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A cold front shall clear the southeast, leaving cool gusty showers in its wake over parts of TAS, eastern VIC and NSW. A trough looks to trigger a few showers and storms over eastern parts of QLD. A high will bring settled conditions over WA, SA and most of the NT.

Thursday 22:00 EST

Onshore winds and a trough should bring widespread showers to eastern NSW and QLD. Warm and dry northerly winds further west of the high will bring clear skies for most of VIC, SA, WA and the interior. A cold front should approach the far south of the country.

Friday 22:00 EST

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will drift northeast, clearing showers over southeast NSW but maintain showers over east QLD. Another high pressure system should bring clear skies for southwest WA while a cold front should approach SA and Vic.

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