Hobart Airport 256km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Hobart Airport Windfinding and Weather Watch Radar
Tasmania
42.8330°S  147.5100°E  3m AMSL

LocationHobart Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability0000-0300; 0430-0900; 1030-1500; 1630-2100; 2230-0000

This installation is primarily a windfinding radar. The coverage in weather watch mode is poor. Surrounded by mountains and hills in most directions, it provides coverage for the immediate area surrounding Hobart Airport, about 40km along the Coal River Valley to the northwest and to the southeast over Frederick Henry Bay to the Tasman Peninsula.

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Weather News

Townsville airport closes, but Tropical Cyclone Kimi weakens, is unlikely to cross coast

01:15 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says it is now unlikely weakening Tropical Cyclone Kimi will significantly impact the north Queensland coast.

South-east Queensland lashed by 'very dangerous' storms and intense rainfall

23:34 EDT

Dangerous thunderstorms that hit south-east Queensland on Monday night have brought substantial rain to the region, with one bayside suburb recording 118mm in one hour.

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