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Australia Severe fire danger in WA and wind warnings for several states

00:23  15 october  2020
00:23  15 october  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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Here's the weather across Australia on Thursday, October 15, 2020, including wind warnings in Queensland, N A trough over parts of WA is generating hot and dry winds , with severe fire danger likely for parts of the state —mainly parts of East Pilbara, North Interior and South Interior.

Severe fire danger warning in place as cold front brings showers elsewhere. The cold front will move further east with an associated trough of low pressure. These two systems will cause strong winds , showers and potentially severe thunderstorms to spread over South Australia today and

Troughs over central and northern Queensland, and northeast NT, are triggering showers and storms.

A trough over parts of southeastern SA, western Victoria and southwestern NSW is causing a few storms.

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A trough over parts of WA is generating hot and dry winds, with severe fire danger likely for parts of the state —mainly parts of East Pilbara, North Interior and South Interior.

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This article describes severe weather terminology used by the National Weather Service (NWS) in the United States . The NWS, a government agency operating as an arm of the National Oceanic and

Severe fire danger in WA , wind warnings for several states . Atlantic Ocean warmest it has been for 3000 years, scientists say. The emergency warnings have also extended beyond NSW, with much of South Australia and Victoria also sizzling through temperatures soaring into the mid-40s.

Mostly clear elsewhere.

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Here's the weather across Australia on Thursday, October 15, 2020.

THE NATIONAL FORECAST

Queensland

Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in the east. Mostly sunny, very warm in the northwest. Sunny, warm in the southwest.

Brisbane will be mostly sunny with a low of 16C and a top of 27C.

There's a strong wind warning for Peninsula Coast, Mackay Coast and Capricornia Coast.

NSW & THE ACT

Sunny, cool-to-mild in the northeast. Late shower, cool-to-mild in the southeast. Mostly sunny, very warm in the southwest. Sunny, very warm in northwest.

Sunshine is increasing in Sydney today, with a low of 15C and top of 27C.

Canberra will be mostly sunny with a low of 8C and top of 25C.

There's a strong wind warning for Batemans Coast and Eden Coast.

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Australians in several states are waking up to fog this morning ahead of showers later today, while the NT is A broad high is keeping elsewhere mostly clear with dry winds heating up in WA and bringing dangerous fire There is now a severe fire danger warning in place for Darwin and Adelaide river.

"Even some severe fire dangers forecast for southern districts as well so really quite a big There is also a strong wind warning for Saturday for Byron, Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra These winds will combine with very dry and hot conditions to produce severe fire dangers in the


Video: Parts of Tasmania experiencing heavy rain and high winds (ABC NEWS)

Victoria

Late shower, cool-to-mild in the southwest. Mostly sunny, very warm in the southeast. Mostly cloudy, very warm in the northwest. Late shower, warm in the northeast.

Melbourne has a late shower on the way, with a low of 17C and top of 25C.

There's a strong wind warning for Port Phillip, West Coast, Central Coast and East Gippsland Coast.

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Tasmania

Heavy rain, cool in the southwest. Showers, mild in the southeast. Isolated showers, cool-to-mild in the north.

Hobart is windy with showers today, and a low of 11C and top of 19C.

There's a strong wind warning for Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel, Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West Coast.

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The Rural Fire Service issued a total fire ban for most of eastern and northeastern New South Wales for Sunday, saying there was a "very high to severe fire danger forecast" as hot, gusty winds exacerbate dry conditions.

A severe thunderstorm warning (SAME code: SVR) is an alert issued by national weather forecasting agencies to warn the public that severe thunderstorms are imminent or occurring.

South Australia

Late shower, cool-to-mild in the southeast and central. Windy, very warm-to-hot in the west and north.

Adelaide has a late shower on the way, with temperatures from 20C to 27C.

There's a strong wind warning for the Upper West Coast, Lower West Coast, Central Coast, South Central Coast, Spencer Gulf, Investigator Strait, Upper South East Coast and Lower South East Coast.

Western Australia

Mostly sunny, cool-to-mild in the southwest. Clearing shower, cool-to-cold in the south. Mostly sunny, very warm in the northwest. Sunny, hot in the northeast.

Perth will be mostly sunny with a low of 11C and a top of 24C.

A lingering trough is creating the fire conditions, generating heat, gusty winds and little-to-no rain. Most places in the Pilbara will exceed 40 degrees today, including Port Hedland. East Pilbara Coast may reach extreme fire danger on Friday.

There's a strong wind warning for Perth Local Waters, Gascoyne Coast, Geraldton Coast, Lancelin Coast, Perth Coast and Eucla Coast.

Northern Territory

Showers, very warm in the NW Top End. Clearing shower, mild-to-warm in Arnhem. Sunny, very warm-to-hot over the interior and south.

Darwin will be mostly sunny with a low of 25C and a top of 32C.

Low intensity heatwave conditions are easing across parts of the Top End, although will return later in the week. Today, there's increasing cloud cover and the chance of showers and storms.

– Reported with Weatherzone

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