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Friday

A deep cold front is triggering squally showers and thunderstorms over VIC and TAS. Onshore winds along the northern QLD coast are delivering the odd shower. Skies are generally clear in the west and north under a high pressure system.

Issued Friday 04:52 EST
  • Cold Winds
  • Mild Winds
  • Warm Winds
  • Hot Winds
  • High Pressure System
  • Low Pressure System
  • Tropical Cyclone
  • Jetstream
  • Rain (mm)
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  • Low Pressure Trough
  • Cold Front
  • Warm Front
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