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Australian Prognostic Chart - Wednesday

Prognostic Chart

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A monsoon trough should maintain thunderstorms over the NW tropics. A deepening trough over the west will drive heat over southwest WA. Another trough over the east should trigger thunderstorms over inland QLD and NSW. A high will direct cooler onshore winds over the southeast.

Issued Thursday 12:58 EDT
  • 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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12:56 EDT

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11:56 EDT

As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.