Day to Day NE NSW / SE QLD weather

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  1. Gleno71

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    makes sense , thanks ken !!
     
  2. Multiversity

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    Burst of spring temps later in week. Aren't those day/night temps a little higher than usual for the periods we have high-pressure sitting over SEQ?
     
  3. Ken Kato

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    Yeah I'd say they are on the high side for this time of year even when there is high pressure over us, although not at the extreme end of the scale. There's not even a decently long fetch of NW winds when the temps are forecast to be at their highest.

    To put it into perspective, the max temps needed to get into decile 9 (warmest 10% of past June/July days) for the current Brisbane site is 24.6C and 24.5C respectively. If the current official forecast temps are reached, they'd just be reaching that territory.
     
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    They were posting on the Ausweather forum but that has died off .
     
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    It does look like our winter this year is trending more 'normal', compared to the very above average warmth and dryness of the previous for years.

    I'm a little concerned by our spring chances though. There is significant surface warming in Nino 3.4, which is reversing the impressive cooling that happened. Subsurface has a good cold pool across the Nino regions but is not really upwelling enough to the surface. CFS is starting to play with a cool neutral instead of La Nina again and the long-range precipitation forecasts for eastern Aus are losing the strong wet signal. AAO is going major negative to -3 with another possible drop of -3 or even -4 in mid-July, certainly not going positive at all. IOD looks to stay neutral too. Not sure that our wet second half of the year looks such a sure thing anymore.
     
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    I posted this CFSV2 output for Brisbane yesterday but since it uses a lagged ensemble, it's unlikely to have changed a whole lot since then.
    Would be nice if we got some of that moisture around the middle of next month.

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    Yep, monster negative AAO looking likely:



    As negative as I have ever seen it - good for snow, but drier and windier up our way...unless we get a decent cold pool spinning up inland? Will be interesting to seew if those +ves up high make their way down as we head into Spring, but right now definitely not migrating down.
     
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    I am not holding much anticipation for winter rains.
    Late winter to spring possibly?
    But for now I am just watching how the next months evolution of forecasts evolve.
     
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    A few showers licking the coastal fringe here this afternoon and evening have brought 6.4mm since 9am.
     
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    A slightly warm day with the temperature a little variable in the early and mid afternoon. From the mid afternoon the temperature has fallen steadily except for briefly rising at 8pm. The temperature became cool tonight. The dew point rose slowly during the morning close to average, before falling in the late morning and in the early afternoon before becoming stable in the afternoon whilst remaining close to average. In the late afternoon the dew point rose before falling tonight, slowly at first and a little more quickly later tonight.

    Slightly below average relative humidity during today before returning to near average early tonight and moderately high later tonight. Light S to SW winds in the morning, backing during the afternoon to SSE to E in the mid afternoon then veered to SSE to SW before ESE to SE winds in the late afternoon. Early tonight were ESE to SE winds, then SSW to SE before mostly calm winds during the rest of tonight.

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    WYNNUM NORTH ( 27.4S 153.2E ) - WEATHER
    30 JUNE 2020 TIME....0745
    CURRENT TEMPERATURE...11.6C
    CURRENT HUMIDITY........87%
    CURRENT DEW POINT........9C
    CURRENT WIND DIR/SPEED..WSW 10Kph
    CURRENT VISIBILITY.....30KM
    CURRENT PRESSURE..1025.2Hpa
    CURRENT CLOUD......6/8 Sc
    CURRENT WEATHER...No significant weather
    RAIN SINCE 0900 MONDAY..0.0mm
    SUMMARY LAST 24 HOURS
    YESTERDAYS MAX TEMP..........21.5C
    THIS MORNING'S MIN TEMP.......8.5C
    PAST 24 HOURS TEMP ANOMALY..-1.25C
    THIS MORNING'S GRASS MIN......7.9C
    AVERAGE 24 HOUR DEW POINT......10C
    AVERAGE 24 HOUR PRESSURE....1024.0Hpa
    MAX WIND GUST PAST 24 HOURS.. SE 26Kph at 1118
    LAST 24 HOUR SIGNIFICANT WEATHER....No significant weather.
    FOOTNOTE...NEXT REPORT SATURDAY 4 JUL...HOPEFULLY.
     
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    Going back to the other day when i was quering that cloudy wet day we had on sunday, why didn't the pressure drop if there was a surface low pressure trough off the coast ?
     
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    Ferny Grove Weather
    Date: 30 Jun 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM

    Min Temp since 9am yesterday: 8.8 C
    Max Temp since 9am yesterday: 21.8 C
    Min Ground Temp: 7.6 C
    Rain since 9am yesterday: Trace (Dew)

    Temperature: 16.7 C
    Relative Humidity: 72 %
    Dew Point: 11.6 C
    MSL Pressure: 1025.1 hPa
    Wind Speed: 7kph - light breeze
    Wind Direction: SW

    Present Weather: State of sky generally unchanged during preceding hour
    Visibility: 20km to 39km - Very Good Visibility
    Cloud Cover: 2/8
    Ground State: Ground moist

    Notes of yesterday weather - 29/6/20: Sunny with some limited cu clouds from the late morning, increasing a little during a mostly sunny afternoon. The temperature was stable for 2 hours from 3am and otherwise the temperature fell in the early hours. The temperature was a little variable in the early and mid afternoon. A cool evening. The dew point fell in the early hours close to average, rose during the morning, slowly from the mid morning, before falling in the late morning and in the early afternoon before becoming stable in the afternoon whilst remaining close to average. In the late afternoon the dew point rose before falling in the evening, slowly at first and a little more quickly in the late evening. High relative humidity in the early hours rose slowly before sharply falling back to near average from the morning. In the evening the relative humidity became moderately high. Calm winds early before light S to SW winds from the mid morning, backing during the afternoon to SSE to E in the mid afternoon then veered to SSE to SW before ESE to SE winds in the late afternoon. Early in the evening were ESE to SE winds, then SSW to SE before mostly calm winds during the rest of the evening.

    Today: Slightly cool early with the temperature becoming generally stable during much of the early hours after initially falling before rising sharply this morning. The dew point have been near average which fell early in the early hours, became stable before rising at 3am before falling slowly during the rest of the early hours. This morning the dew point have been rising whilst remaining close to average. Moderately high relative humidity fell early while slowly rising before sharply falling back to near average this morning. Calm winds early before SSW to SW developed in the last 30 minutes.
     
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    Because the deepening of the trough was confined to a narrow small zone just offshore while just to its west (over land), the change was so small that it was masked by the normal diurnal variation in pressure. In fact, if you went a bit further inland, there was a ridge.
     
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    A very brief light shower in the late afternoon. A slightly warm day with the temperature a little variable in the late morning and in the early afternoon before temporarily falling and stabilising in the early afternoon and then partially recovered and the temperature returned to near average. The temperature fell steadily during the afternoon and tonight. The dew point rose during the morning before generally rising in the morning but it was variable rising and falling several times. Tonight the dew point has been falling whilst remaining close to average.

    Near average daytime relative humidity becoming moderately high tonight. Light S to SW during the mid morning with some W to SW winds, SSE to SW in the late morning and early afternoon, then SE to ENE before SW to SE winds. From the mid afternoon were E to SE winds with some E to NE winds before calm winds tonight.

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    Ferny Grove Weather
    Date: 1 Jul 2020
    Time: 8:50 AM

    Min Temp since 9am yesterday: 9.3 C
    Max Temp since 9am yesterday: 22.9 C
    Min Ground Temp: 8.7 C
    Rain since 9am yesterday: 0.3 mm

    Temperature: 16.4 C
    Relative Humidity: 81 %
    Dew Point: 13.1 C
    MSL Pressure: 1024 hPa
    Wind Speed: Calm
    Wind Direction: Calm

    Present Weather: State of sky generally unchanged during preceding hour
    Visibility: 20km to 39km - Very Good Visibility
    Cloud Cover: 1/8
    Ground State: Ground moist

    Notes of yesterday weather - 31/6/20: Partly cloudy with cu and sc clouds. A very brief light shower in the late afternoon. The temperature was stable during much of the early hours and was a little variable in the late morning and in the early afternoon before temporarily falling and stabilising in the early afternoon and then partially recovered. The dew point was near average which fell early in the early hours, became stable before rising at 3am before falling slowly during the rest of the early hours. The dew point rose during the morning before generally rising in the morning but it was variable rising and falling several times. In the evening the dew point fell whilst remaining close to average. Moderately high relative humidity fell early while slowly rising before sharply falling back to near average from the morning becoming moderately high in the evening. Calm winds early before SSW to SW developed S to SW during the mid morning with some W to SW winds, SSE to SW in the late morning and early afternoon, then SE to ENE before SW to SE winds. From the mid afternoon were E to SE winds with some E to NE winds before calm winds in the evening.

    Today: A near average minimum temperature before warming quickly this morning. The dew point fell during the early hours close to average before becoming generally stable late in the early hours before starting to rise this morning. High relative humidity early while slowly rising before falling sharply this morning and returning to near average. Calm winds today so far.
     
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    Lovely morning for a walk here. Light winds and 3/8ths high thin cloud made for a nice photo looking over to the Northern part of Bribie.
     
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    Above are the EC ensemble's extreme forecast index maps for max temps this Friday and min temps for Sunday morning.
    Not expecting anything too crazy but for a lot of lowland locations away from the weak seabreeze-affected coastal fringe, Friday's max temps still look likely to go some degrees above average and reach the mid 20s range.
    Then the next front sweeps across and drops the temps right back down by Saturday with a period of breezy southwesterlies..... and frosts also possibly becoming more widespread again by Sunday and/or Monday mornings (but only if winds die down enough by then).
    Temps then rebound back up by midweek.

    Still a bit of precip potential appearing during the 2nd week of this month and also mid-month but too early to tell whether it'll just be some coastal fringe shower activity, or something more substantial.

    Some fog potential also exists by early Thursday morning although it's a tricky call as to its extent due to some patchy high cloud drifting across.
     
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    A balmy 19.5 degs at 4pm this afternoon and the late June sunset throwing up some lovely Winter hues. This from the walking track just out my back door. Good to be alive!!
     
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    Nice photo @Sandbank
    Reflections give that pic great depth
     
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    Gotta say at this time of year I prefer the warmer Prefront rather than the cooler post front.
    Either way EC’s update of the 46 day forecast from Monday below suggesting this may we may not see much variation for a while so I appreciate whatever this front brings as I prefer occasional changes in weather rather than consistent sameness. :confused:
     
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    Ferny Grove Summary for June 2020. Near median rainfall, warm nights and days.

    Mean minimum temperature was 0.6 C above average and the mean maximum temperature was 1.2 C above average. There were very few cool days in the month. The mean temperature was 0.9 C above average. Mean temperatures in June were similar to June 2019.

    Rainfall was near median and slightly below average (74 % of the long term average). YTD rainfall remains a little above average (96 mm above average) and this anomaly is continuing to slip a little further.







     
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    June 2020 Rainfall at South West Rocks:
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    (Note: 24 hour rainfall, for example, on Jun 1st = Rainfall from 9am Jun 1st to 9am Jun 2nd)

    - 148.6mm fell during June, which is very slightly above the average. This is 8.6mm above the June average (Jun Avg. 140.0mm), or 106.14% of the average.
    - There were 13 raindays during June (Jun Avg. 10.5 raindays).
    - The wettest daily fall of rain was on the 10th, when 42.2mm fell.

    - There were four thunderdays (day when thunder heard) during June, on the: 1st, 7th, 8th & 21st.
    - Three thunderstorms passed over the house during June ("near-misses" are not included in the count):
    #1 - Jun 1st [pm]
    #2 - Jun 1st [pm]
    #3 - Jun 21st [pm]


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    At the end of June:
    There have been 89 raindays for the year-to-date (Jan-Jun Avg. 77.1 raindays).
    The year-to-date total is 1132.2mm, which is 195.7mm above the January-June average of 936.5mm.
     
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    A close to average maximum temperature was reached in the early afternoon after the temperature was a little variable in the late morning and early afternoon. After the maximum temperature was reached the temperature briefly fell sharply before falling slowly and then has fallen more quickly from 4pm. The dew point rose during the morning, more slowly from the mid morning and became moderately high in the late morning. In the afternoon the dew point fell back to near average, which after rising slightly became stable in the mid and late afternoon before falling during tonight whilst remaining close to average.

    Near average daytime relative humidity, but was a little variable in the late morning and the first half of the afternoon. Calm winds until WSW to SSW in the mid morning backed during the rest of the morning to SE to NE later in the morning and in the early afternoon, then E to NE from the mid afternoon before calm winds from the late afternoon.

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    The BoM mobile App has been updated. There's another thread in daily chat discussing frustrations with it - but the thread title say Android whereas I have IPhone App so I will make my comment here.

    A good thing about the update is short term forecast now provides hourly data compared to previous 3 hourly values.
    The new style of Radar Map which is scalable and can allow panning map area is also good.

    A bad thing about it is current humidity is no longer on the front screen - you have to dive into more detail for current weather to find it, and in the forecasts humidity values are not provided.
    I often paint (not my day job - just outside work activity) and I use temp and humidity to decide when I can paint, particularly in winter. So I am rather annoyed that the App is not good for humidity information.
     
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    Ferny Grove Weather
    Date: 2 Jul 2020
    Time: 8:50 AM

    Min Temp since 9am yesterday: 9.1 C
    Max Temp since 9am yesterday: 22.6 C
    Min Ground Temp: 8 C
    Rain since 9am yesterday: 0.2 mm (Dew)

    Temperature: 16.9 C
    Relative Humidity: 80 %
    Dew Point: 13.5 C
    MSL Pressure: 1023.7 hPa
    Wind Speed: Calm
    Wind Direction: Calm

    Present Weather: State of sky generally unchanged during preceding hour
    Visibility: 20km to 39km - Very Good Visibility
    Cloud Cover: 3/8
    Ground State: Ground moist

    Notes of yesterday weather - 30/6/20: Partly cloudy with cu and sc clouds. The temperature was a little variable in the late morning and the early afternoon. The dew point fell in the early hours close to average before becoming stable later in the early hours before rising during the morning. The dew point rose more slowly from the mid morning and became moderately high in the late morning. In the afternoon the dew point fell back to near average, which after rising slightly became stable in the mid and late afternoon before falling in the evening whilst remaining close to average. High relative humidity early while slowly rising before falling sharply in the morning and returning to near average during the day, but was a little variable in the late morning and the first half of the afternoon. Calm winds until WSW to SSW in the mid morning backed during the rest of the morning to SE to NE later in the morning and in the early afternoon, then E to NE from the mid afternoon before calm winds from the late afternoon and in the evening.

    Today: Later in the early hours the temperature temporarily rose, before falling a little soon afterwards with the temperature near average early today and has remained close to average with the temperature rising sharply this morning. The dew point was near average early while falling initially and then stabilising before rising this morning moderately high. High relative humidity early today while slowly rising before sharply falling this morning moderately high. The wind have been calm before SSW to SW developing in the last few minutes.
     
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    I have a question! Planning on climbing Mt Barney this weekend, and camping in the saddle on Sat night, which is at about 1100m. There's widespread frost forecast for Sunday morning, including down in the nearby Boonah valley, but would it be likely to frost over in the saddle? Or will the temperature inversion mean warmer temps up the top? It's obviously very high up, higher than Stanthorpe, but also very exposed to the wind.
     
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    Just a gorgeous 10 deg start to the day here on the Sunny Coast. Nodding and smiling for the fisherman friendly Sunday forecast.:emoji_fish::emoji_fish:
     
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    There's a decent chance of afternoon/evening thunderstorms on the Mid North Coast tomorrow.:emoji_cloud_lightning::emoji_cloud_lightning:
     
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    A slightly warm day with the temperature variable from the mid morning to the mid afternoon. The dew point became stable in the mid morning moderately high, then fell slowly in the early afternoon and more quickly in the mid afternoon, returning to near average. Soon afterwards the dew point rose and became stable during the rest of the afternoon moderately high before falling tonight returning to near average. Near average daytime relative humidity became high during tonight. Light S to SW winds in the mid morning backed during the rest of the morning to mostly variable winds of N through to SE. Light N to ENE winds in the afternoon, before ESE to ENE in the mid and late afternoon before calm winds tonight.

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    I forgot to mention, the next upgrade of GFS to v16 is undergoing trials atm (data has already been available from it) and is currently scheduled to become fully operational about the 3rd Feb next year but very much subject to change of course.

    The number of vertical levels will FINALLY increase from the current 64km to 127km, close to what EC's vertical extent has been for awhile.

    Simulated radar reflectivity forecasts will also be added to the 4km level (in addition to the existing composite radar reflectivity in the current GFS version).

    Objective skill score stats show that there's been an increase in skill for a number of surface and upper variables and regions, mainly at longer ranges, but like most upgrades to various models, its overall skill still has a ways to go to catch up to EC and UK.

    On a side note, something that may have slipped under the radar of many people is the fact that CMC's skill has dramatically improved as a result of recent upgrades and for some variables and regions, it's been coming 3rd behind EC and UK. But as far as I can recall, it still often seems to produce excessive precip amounts for this region for rain events compared to other models.
    Further info here:
    https://www.weather.gov/media/notification/pns20-44gfs_v16.pdf

    Above are a couple of comparisons I saved the other day between the current version of GFS and the new one for a radar reflectivity forecast for +120hrs (the first three graphics are graphs of skill score stats for the AU/NZ region and the southern hemisphere for 850hpa winds and sea level pressure where the new version of GFS is the purple line marked GFSV 16).

    P.S. pretty good fog here in Moorooka atm.
    Should be a band of shower and some storm activity moving across parts of MNC, NWSP and the Downs later today with the front, then eventually trying to move into SE QLD, perhaps as late as night time...... albeit with thunder potential in the slim though not impossible category (will be a bit higher if the activity can rejuvenate in the somewhat higher dewpoint air near the coast).
     
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    It’s abit of a foggy start to the day
     
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    You were spot on about the fog potential yesterday Ken. Here's a couple of pics from my morning travels.

    Some nice rays near Pomona.


    Also this fogbow appeared last week out at Kenilworth just as the fog started to lift.
     
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    Ferny Grove Weather
    Date: 3 Jul 2020
    Time: 8:40 AM

    Min Temp since 9am yesterday: 9.3 C
    Max Temp since 9am yesterday: 24.1 C
    Min Ground Temp: 8.1 C
    Rain since 9am yesterday: 0.1 mm (Dew)

    Temperature: 15.1 C
    Relative Humidity: 90 %
    Dew Point: 13.5 C
    MSL Pressure: 1023.7 hPa
    Wind Speed: Calm
    Wind Direction: Calm

    Present Weather: No cloud development observed
    Visibility: 20km to 39km - Very Good Visibility
    Cloud Cover: 0/8
    Ground State: Ground moist

    Notes of yesterday weather - 2/7/20: Partly cloudy with cu and sc clouds from the morning with ac clouds clearing during the morning. Smoke haze from back burning in the afternoon. The temperature was variable from the mid morning to the mid afternoon. The dew point was near average early while falling initially and then stabilising before rising in the morning moderately high, became stable from the mid morning, then fell slowly in the early afternoon and more quickly in the mid afternoon, returning to near average. Soon afterwards the dew point rose and became stable during the rest of the afternoon moderately high before falling in the evening returning to near average. High relative humidity early before sharply falling in the morning returning to near average during the day, before returning to become high in the evening. Calm winds early before light S to SW winds in the mid morning backed during the rest of the morning to mostly variable winds of N through to SE. Light N to ENE winds in the afternoon, before ESE to ENE in the mid and late afternoon before calm winds in the evening.

    Today: The dew point was near average early while falling, before rising this morning and has become moderately high. Relative humidity remained high while slowly falling before starting to drop in the last 10 minutes. Wind has been calm.
     
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    How accurate is this ?From The Weather Channel weather.com website for Brisbane:

     
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    Awesome pics!
     
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  38. Ken Kato

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    It may not be too far off Vinny, there still does seem to be potential for some shower activity developing near the coast during that period, followed by a front.

    And agreed Sandbank, awesome photos! Here's one of mine from this morning:

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    I dragged myself out of bed early this morning for some fogtography, let down a little by the low light capabilities of my phone camera but it was a beautiful morning to be out.

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    Spot on with that forecast pre frontal shower activity Ken, at least its not metal!
     
  41. Ken Kato

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    The long streams extending out to the east are chaff though. The chunkier lumps which coincide with the convection in the satpics are showers/storms.
     
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    Wynnum North June 2020 summary...
    Temps 0.25C above average, rain 67% of average.

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    I wonder if the occasions when the Defence forces do these chaff emissions are coordinated with the Bureau of Meteorology?
    Probably not a concern at this time of year, but in storm season the bureau do rely on radar Obs for short term nowcasting and I would think that chaff would not be helpful at all.
     
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    Nah. The Bureau does have an office at RAAF Amberley and other air force bases around the country that do tailored military aviation forecasts and briefings for the ADF though. The nature of electronic warfare and training dictates that it has to be as realistic as possible.
     
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    After a warm mid-winter's day, a thunderstorm hit here late this afternoon. Breezy on the leading edge, I'd estimate peak winds of nearly 50km/h. 3.0mm of rain fell. A couple of nearby CGs too.
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    Edit @ 10:44pm: Not long had a random, moderate to heavy passing shower. The shower turned into a thunderstorm about five minutes after clearing here. 7.2mm since 9am.
     
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    A warm day with the temperature a little variable in the early and mid afternoon. Tonight the temperature stopped falling from 8pm before rising during the rest of tonight moderately warm with the cloud and then started to fall slightly at the end of today. The dew point stopped rising in the mid morning before falling from later in the morning, returning to near average. In the late afternoon the dew point rose before becoming stable tonight while remaining close to average.

    Near average daytime relative humidity and also tonight. From 8pm the relative humidity stopped rising and started to fall. Light NNW to NNE with some NNE to ENE winds from later in the morning after calm winds, then some calm winds later in the afternoon with N winds, ENE to NNE in the late afternoon and early tonight before calm winds developed. Some NNW to WNW winds later tonight before calm winds returned.

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    WYNNUM NORTH ( 27.4S 153.2E ) - WEATHER
    4 JULY 2020 TIME....0735
    CURRENT TEMPERATURE...13.2C
    CURRENT HUMIDITY........57%
    CURRENT DEW POINT........4C
    CURRENT WIND DIR/SPEED..W 19Kph
    CURRENT VISIBILITY.....40KM
    CURRENT PRESSURE..1020.7Hpa
    CURRENT CLOUD......Nil cloud
    CURRENT WEATHER...No significant weather
    RAIN SINCE 0900 FRIDAY..0.0mm
    SUMMARY LAST 24 HOURS
    YESTERDAYS MAX TEMP..........23.1C
    THIS MORNING'S MIN TEMP......10.0C
    PAST 24 HOURS TEMP ANOMALY..+0.80C
    THIS MORNING'S GRASS MIN......7.6C
    AVERAGE 24 HOUR DEW POINT......10C
    AVERAGE 24 HOUR PRESSURE....1021.9Hpa
    MAX WIND GUST PAST 24 HOURS.. W 30Kph at 0647
    LAST 24 HOUR SIGNIFICANT WEATHER....Distant showers late Friday evening, followed by a dry change overnight.

    I 'm back again....Luckily no more hospitals for quite a while yet.

    Will be setting up new Davis Pro 2 weather station at Manly West on Monday. There will be sketchy reports for a while as there is no internet over there, so will have to bring data back here to send.
     
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    Becoming the new thunderstorm capital of Australia or NSW at the very least around that area.
    I found an old Thunder day map for Aus released by the BOM back in 1967 for the period 1954 - 1963. Interestingly it shows that the same coastal area between Kempsey and Coffs got about 20 to 30 days per year where thunder was heard and up here around the border ranges some places recorded 50 to 60 days per year on average where thunder was heard.
    Seems like patterns have become reversed for both areas.
     
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    Date: 4 Jul 2020
    Time: 9:10 AM

    Min Temp since 9am yesterday: 12.3 C
    Max Temp since 9am yesterday: 26.1 C
    Min Ground Temp: 8.3 C
    Rain since 9am yesterday: 0 mm

    Temperature: 16.1 C
    Relative Humidity: 45 %
    Dew Point: 4.1 C
    MSL Pressure: 1020.5 hPa
    Wind Speed: gentle breeze
    Wind Direction: WNW

    Present Weather: No cloud development observed
    Visibility: 20km to 39km - Very Good Visibility
    Cloud Cover: 0/8
    Ground State: Ground dry

    Notes of yesterday weather - 3/7/20: Mostly sunny with and cu and sc clouds from the morning. Smoke haze developed during the day. A warm day with the temperature variable in the early and mid afternoon. The temperature stopped falling from 8pm before rising during the rest of the evening moderately warm with cloud moving across and then started to fall slightly at the end of the day. The dew point was near average early while falling, before rising in the morning and became moderately high, stopped rising in the mid morning before falling from later in the morning, returning to near average. In the late afternoon the dew point rose before becoming stable in the evening while remaining close to average. Relative humidity was high early while slowly rising before near average daytime and evening relative humidity. From 8pm the relative humidity stopped rising and started to fall. Calm winds from early, light NNW to NNE winds with some NNE to ENE winds from later in the morning after calm winds, then some calm winds later in the afternoon with N winds, ENE to NNE in the late afternoon and early tonight before calm winds developed. Some NNW to WNW winds later in the evening before calm winds returned.

    Today: A warm night with the temperature rising for an hour from 1am, returning to near average this morning. The dew point was stable and close to average before rising slightly at 1am before falling from an hour later becoming moderately low before the dew point started to rise slowly. Moderately low relative humidity early became low in the early hours and this morning as the relative humidity fell. Light N to WNW winds initially before light WNW to W winds with some moderate winds during the rest of the early hours before lighter mostly WNW to WSW winds this morning.
     
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    I'm not too familiar with the topography around the saddle area but there is a decent low level inversion forecast by then (e.g. EC currently has around 8C close to 1000m in that area by 7am compared to 2C on nearby lower terrain) so might be tricky to get decent frost, unless it sits in enough of a valley to permit cold air accumulation.