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Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Light winds.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 800 metres. Possible hail at night. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the early afternoon then tending W 25 to 40 km/h in the late evening.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of snow showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon with possible hail. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Friday Mostly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or snow in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then becoming W 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

Issued Tue 16:26 EST

Central Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Rain
1 6 80% 1-5mm High WSW 12 100 WSW 12 71
Showers
0 6 70% 1-5mm High WSW 17 100 WSW 17 78
Rain and snow
-1 4 90% 1-5mm Severe WSW 21 100 WSW 25 77
Showers
1 8 60% - High WSW 18 100 WSW 19 70
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18:10 EST

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Cattleman concerned for safety after shutdown of Tennant Creek weather radar

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Citing old technology and safety issues, the Federal Government will today shutdown the Tennant Creek weather radar in the Northern Territory.