Australian Chart Summary

Thursday - Latest

A trough from WA, through the NT, to QLD and northeast NSW is generating showers and thunderstorms, some severe. The trough is also pushing heat into the southwest and northeast. Cool onshore winds in the wake of a front is bringing a few showers to TAS.

Friday 22:00 EDT

A low pressure trough over the NT and WA will trigger showers and thunderstorms, while directing hot winds towards the southwest. Troughs in the east looks to cause a few storms in the northwest and about the coast. A front crossing TAS will produce showers, heavy in the west.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

A trough over WA and the NT will trigger showers and thunderstorms, some heavy. Another trough over QLD and northern NSW will also produce storms. Cool winds in the wake of front will bring showers to TAS. A large high over SA, VIC and NSW will bring a sunny day.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

Low pressure troughs over WA, the NT and QLD will trigger showers and thunderstorms, some heavy. Hot dry winds will move into eastern WA and western parts of SA. Onshore winds along the QLD coast will produce showers, heaviest in the northern tropics and peninsula.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure over WA looks to cause showers and storms, while pushing heat into SA. Onshore winds along the northern QLD coast should trigger showers. High pressure in the southeast could bring a sunny day for most of NSW, VIC and TAS.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure over the NT and WA looks to cause showers and storms, while pushing heat into SA, VIC and NSW. Onshore winds along the northern QLD coast should trigger showers. A weak belt of high pressure in the south may keep southern WA dry.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure over the NT and WA looks to cause showers and storms, while pushing heat into NSW and western QLD. Onshore winds along the northern QLD coast should trigger showers. A weak belt of high pressure in the south may keep most of SA, VIC and TAS dry.

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