After a few days of storms we’ve got the drier air finally winning the battle. The storms formed along the boundary between the more humid air to the north and the cold air trying to move in from the south.
Dry today but we’ve got a couple of stormy days coming up.
We’ve had another week of fires all around us, but nothing yet in our valleys which is fantastic. Yesterday we had the promised storms rolling through, but unlike other areas we managed more rain (for some) than thunder.
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Something that many parts of NE NSW have wanted for some time – a decent widespread rain event – should kick off through tomorrow, before clearing away through Saturday. The reason for the rain? Some cold air from deep down south moving north across our region. Here’s how the upper pattern (colours) and surface pattern […]
Not the first time to write along a similar theme this season….After a very hot day on Monday we were lucky to find ourselves sitting just south of the trough through yesterday – and what a difference that made. Grafton, Casino and areas north had very hot temperatures and strong dry winds through the day…and […]
The long predicted dive in the Antarctic Oscillation (also known as the Southern Annular Mode) looks like it will kick in over the next week or so….and that could mean some interesting weather for us over the next couple of months. The latest forecast is below: For the nerds amongst us I’ve also thrown together […]
With the cloud clearing you can certainly feel the strength of the sun ramping up rapidly. We’ve got a warming trend through the next few days – and then a quick burst of heat on Monday. Check out the animation below: You can see the heat clearing out quickly mid-week…and it looks like we could […]
We’ve got some showers moving in today, courtesy of a southerly change, a surface trough and some increasingly cold air up high. The forecast radar from this arvo through tomorrow afternoon looks like this: You can see the showers move in from the coast and then stick around as they hit the Coffs / Dorrigo […]
Storms Today – But What’s To Come? A beautiful little storm incoming as I type – and the radar shows storms across NE NSW today, which is great for areas to our north that have missed out so far: EDIT – and sure enough that line moved through with some good totals in town. This […]