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Tropical Low in the Gulf forecast to intensify over the weekend Issued: Friday, 17 February 2017 There is an increasing chance the tropical low in the Gulf of Carpentaria will develop into a tropical cyclone on Sunday morning. The low is currently over land, and expected to move back over... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Weather Man
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A trough will cross Sydney through the day tomorrow and showers and thunderstorms are expected to become widespread through the afternoon with the potential for more severe cells developing. Despite widespread thunderstorms today, some of which were severe, the rainfall pattern from today gives a good example of how thunderstorms... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ABC New South Wales
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Sydney is in for a couple of unsettled days with a hot start to Friday ahead of potentially severe mid afternoon thunderstorms which should result in a substantial temperature drop. Saturday will also start off fairly warm with cloud increasing ahead of a morning cool change and further thunderstorms and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Forecast models are increasing the potential for widespread showers and thunderstorms across Sydney through the weekend with the potential for some worthwhile totals. It will be a combination of an upper level cold pool bringing an unstable atmosphere and a vigorous onshore wind flow providing the moisture. Ahead of the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Much of eastern Sydney recorded falls in the range of 20 to 60mm of rainfall today but the majority of suburbs recorded very little to no rainfall. The showers will clear by Wednesday morning with a dry and partly cloudy day with the dry weather expected to continue ahead of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Cloud cover will persist in Sydney on Friday with warm and humid conditions but as we move through the weekend hotter conditions develop. Saturday will be the hotter of the days as a weak southerly change moves in on Sunday but any relief it provides will be short lived as... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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I received a note from a viewer today highlighting a heatwave in Sydney back in 1960. As we head into potentially the hottest January on record here are some statistics around other notable hot periods and months at Sydney Observatory Hill weather station. For easy reference the hottest ever January... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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A trough has now crossed Sydney with temperature falls of 08 to 12 degrees and wind gusts from 60 to 70km/h but rainfall at this stage is looking mostly patchy and light. Behind the trough there will be fairly cloudy conditions on Wednesday and Thursday with only a low chance... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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A trough drawing hot air into New South Wales will deliver a burst of showers and thunderstorms across Sydney with all suburbs expected to record some falls. How much rain will fall on Tuesday is a little more uncertain with most suburbs recording somewhere between 5 to 15mm although potentially... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Matt Collopy is Supervising Meteorologist for South Australia at the Bureau of Meteorology "Tropical air mass over SA saw thunderstorms developing over Eyre Peninsula moving over Adelaide in the evening. As the system moved across, this produced large thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, heavy rain and high rainfall rates in isolated... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at The Weather Man
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Showers and thunderstorms will spread across most of New South Wales tomorrow including Sydney and there is the potential that we will see severe thunderstorms develop. A warm and humid air mass will each Sydney by tomorrow with sticky conditions expected but a milder and drier air mass then moves... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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A fresh south east change is expected to sweep through Sydney around 1pm tomorrow and should bring a drop in temperatures after a very warm night and hot start to Wednesday. Although there is the chance of a shower with the change any falls will be very patchy and very... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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The mercury will soar across Sydney tomorrow peaking in the west at 42 degrees whilst a sea breeze should cap the maximums at 29 along the coast and 31 in the city. This burst of heat is due to a high in the Tasman and an approaching trough south of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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A warm night will be followed by a morning southerly change with a few light showers or patchy rain clearing ahead of a few more in the afternoon but also patchy and light. Sunday will be milder and the coolest of the coming days with the potential for some light... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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A sea breeze will keep much of coastal and eastern Sydney considerably milder than the greater Sydney region as the heat returns and temperatures reach the low 40's in the west. The heat is being drawn back over Sydney as a cold front enters the south of the state but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Milder temperatures are forecast across the more eastern parts of Sydney in the coming days although still above average until around Sunday. After a 4 day heatwave in the remainder of Sydney especially the west there will be a brief pause tomorrow with tops around 30 before another burst of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Changes in wind direction over the next 5 days will bring large variations in maximum temperatures and not only along the coast with some of the milder air penetrating inland. Wednesday will be a hot day across Sydney as north west winds ahead of a change keep the sea breeze... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Eastern Australia swelters under widespread heatwave conditions Issued by BoM: Tuesday, 10 January 2017 Severe to extreme heatwave conditions are forecast to continue for eastern Australia for several days, with widespread temperatures in the low to mid-40s. Forecast temperatures are well above average for southern Queensland and northern New South... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Overnight temperatures will change little through this week and if you do not like them warm stop reading NOW! The city will sit around 21 to 23 degrees through to Sunday although Saturday morning will be the warmest potentially settling at 25 degrees. One or two suburbs could see lows... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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There were some surprisingly widespread and heavy showers in parts of Sydney this morning but the potential has mostly eased with only a 30% chance of less than 0.2mm tomorrow Temperatures begin a steady rise through the weekend although it will be considerably milder nearer the coast due to more... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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The week of cloudy and at times drizzly showers will dissipate quickly through Friday with lengthening sunny breaks. By Saturday temperatures return to the thirties in the western half reaching mid to high thirties from Sunday to Tuesday and a burst of 40 degree heat on Wednesday. Sea breezes will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Thursday will remain partly cloudy with a chance of some light and isolated showers although rainfall amounts will be very low. Conditions stabilise during Friday with lengthier sunny spells developing although and onshore wind flow will maintain higher humidity and that will combine with higher temperatures. From the weekend temperatures... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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Cloudy skies have been a feature over Sydney for quite a few days and more cloud that sunshine looks to continue until around Friday when the onshore winds start to tend a little more northerly. There is still a chance of some light and isolated showers especially in the more... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at ABC New South Wales
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A warm night tonight as temperatures only slowly ease back to between 22 and 25 degrees across the suburbs ahead of more daytime heat with 31 at Bondi, 35 in the City and 39 through the west. The day will see quite a bit of cloud with a possible thundery... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2016 at ABC New South Wales