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A trough extending from WA to NSW is generating showers and thunderstorms, some severe with damaging winds and heavy rain, alongside drawing in a hot airmass to QLD, NSW and SA. A trough over the WA coast is triggering storms. Onshore winds are bringing showers to the south.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A trough will dip south, drawing hotter winds, humidity, rain and storms across northern WA, SA, western NSW and western QLD. Rain and storms will be intense in SA and WA. Showers and storms will persist in the tropics, mainly WA and NT. A high will keep TAS and VIC mostly dry.

Friday 22:00 EDT

A deepening trough will generate widespread rain and storms across the interior, SA, TAS, VIC and NSW. Some rain and storms will be intense in WA, SA and NSW. A low should intensify, causing wind to strengthen in TAS and VIC. A trough will send heat and storms across southern QLD

Saturday 22:00 EDT

A trough should weaken as it edges north but still bring a hot thundery day to central Australia, northern NSW and QLD. A high will cause wind to ease and showers to clear in southern NSW, VIC, TAS and southern SA. A trough in the west will send heat to the west coast.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

Low pressure troughs will maintain heat, fairly high humidity showers and storms over much of northern Australia and the interior. The trough in the east should generate intense showers and storms in QLD, mainly inland. Warmer winds will develop in western NSW, VIC and TAS.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A trough will draw hot winds then rain and storms across SA, TAS, VIC and western NSW. Some rain and storms will be intense. Troughs in the north will cause showers and storms in QLD, the NT and WA, mainly the tropics. A high will clear southern WA.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A trough will generate heat then rain and storms across the interior, NSW and western QLD. Some rain and storms will be intense. A front should bring brisk winds and a colder, showery change to VIC and TAS while a high clears SA with drier southerlies. WA's west coast will reheat

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