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NW Slopes Plains Forecasts

Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
25
low
26
med
27
low
28
low
29
low
Mar 1
low
2
3
4
5
low
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
low
17
18
low
19
med
20
21
low
22
23
Chance of rainfall within district
nil
< 25%
low
25% to 50%
med
50% to 75%
high
≥ 75%

Issue Notes

The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, the southeast Pacific, South America, and the Atlantic Ocean.
Summary:
Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 11 March to 15 March, 17 March to 21 March, and 24 March to 28 March. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 1 March to 5 March, 6 March to 10 March, and 14 March to 18 March.
Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 12 March to 16 March, 17 March to 21 March, and 24 March to 28 March.

Issued Feb 23
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Weather News

Tropical Cyclone Esther to bring flooding rain in QLD, NT

10:44 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Esther, which developed over the southern Gulf of Carpentaria on Monday morning, will bring flooding rain to parts of Queensland and the NT over the next several days.

Flying fox used during 1955 Hunter Valley floods was built thanks to one good golf shot

08:46 EDT

Sixty-five years ago, the Hunter Valley experienced one of its worst floods on record in which 14 people died and more than 5,000 homes were affected.

Cyclone Esther forms in Gulf overnight near NT-Queensland border

07:21 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Esther has developed into a category-one system in the Gulf of Carpentaria.