Australian Prognostic Chart - Friday

Prognostic Chart

Friday 22:00 EDT

A broad low pressure trough across the north looks to generate widespread showers and thunderstorms, some heavy. Another trough extending from WA to SA to VIC also could trigger showers and storms. A hot airmass ahead of this trough should move into NSW.

Issued Saturday 10:13 EDT
  • Cold Winds
  • Mild Winds
  • Warm Winds
  • Hot Winds
  • High Pressure System
  • Low Pressure System
  • Tropical Cyclone
  • Jetstream
  • Rain (mm)
  • (Only shown on day 1-7)
  • Low Pressure Trough
  • Cold Front
  • Warm Front
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