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Radar Details

Longreach Windfinding and Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
23.4300°S  144.2900°E  200m AMSL

LocationLongreach Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability0000-0915; 1030-1515; 1630-2115; 2230 -0000

This radar has good visibility in all directions with light echoes being detected out to about 100km and stronger echoes out to about 300km. Light rain from mid-level cloud can be "seen" out to about 250km, however, these can sometimes be misleading as the radar often detects virga (precipitation which does not reach the ground).

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Weather News

Heatwave to deliver extreme temperatures in parts of SA, NSW and Victoria, BOM says

18:46 EDT

Authorities in South Australia have issued a public health warning ahead of an extreme heatwave forecast for southern and eastern parts of the country during the week.

Perth’s sweltering December heat record run

14:55 EDT

Relentless heat in Western Australia sets December record run in Perth.

Extreme heat sets Canberra in its sights

12:44 EDT

A hot airmass sitting over the country is continuing to spread, having already turned up the temperature in WA, with SA next in its sights.