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WEATHER OUTLOOK

WEATHER OUTLOOK: Here’s a snapshot of the weather outlook for the remainder of today: – Central Coast: 27. Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h – Newcastle: 25. Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. – Taree: 28. Sunny. Light winds. – Coffs Harbour: 27. Mostly sunny. Light winds. – Lismore: 28. Mostly sunny. Light winds. – Gold Coast: 30. Mostly sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Picture of today’s sunrise from Heaton Lookout from Heaton Gap, sent in by Scott Alder, Wallsend NSW

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SCAFFOLDING COLLAPSES ON ROOF OF LISMORE HOSPITAL AS EXTREME WEATHER HITS REGION

Wild weather brought down scaffolding at Lismore Base Hospital late this afternoon, sparking a major emergency. Initial reports suggested a section of the maternity ward’s ceiling had given way, trapping several people. Fortunately the 12 adults and five babies in the affected ward were helped from the scene and have since been moved to other parts of the hospital. No one was seriously hurt.                   It’s believed scaffolding came loose during the severe storm and landed on the hospital. Emergency crews have begun clearing away sections of scaffolding and other debris. (NO AUDIO)  

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WEATHER OUTLOOK

The clouds cleared to a beautiful, sunny afternoon across the Hunter and Central Coast today. But it’s a different story further north – with thunderstorms on the north coast and Northern Tablelands. Those in parts of the Northern Rivers had a thundery wake up call this morning, as a storm rumbled overhead. Grafton picked up 51 millimetres, nearly all of which fell between 5am and 9 this morning. As the storm moved east, it gained intensity and dropped 79mm of rain on Pillar Valley – not far from Grafton. Storms are continuing today and this evening in eastern NSW, likely from the Queensland border right down to the Illawarra. On Monday the trough will contract to the northeast corner of state, restricting any storm activity to that area. The remainder of the state will remain mostly dry. There is currently a …

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WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR THE START OF THE WEEK

Mild conditions again today… but enjoy it while it lasts. The mercury is set to shoot back up into the mid to highs 30’s later this week. Low cloud along eastern NSW with gusty onshore winds causing light showers. Skies are clearer over the remainder of the state under a building high pressure ridge. Tomorrow a trough will generate showers and thunderstorms over northeast NSW and southeast Queensland, whilst bringing hot and humid conditions. Patchy fog in the early morning followed by a mostly sunny day.    

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WEEKEND WEATHER LATEST

Following a 40 degree scorcher, those in the Hunter and on the Central Coast are lapping up the more mild weather this weekend. A southerly change moved up the coast last night, bringing relief to coastal residents in the Hunter about 10pm, extending further north and inland a short time later. Sydney’s CBD fell from 35 degrees at 7:30pm to 25 degrees by 8pm, allowing for a more comfortable night for sleeping. Temperatures on the NSW far north coast and north west have soared into the high 30s and low 40s again today. There is currently a Strong Wind Warning for the Byron Coast and Coffs Coasts as a cool southerly buster reaches those areas. By Thursday next week, we could be in for another warm one, with temperatures potentially reaching into the thirties and higher. Your local weather details …

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: for DESTRUCTIVE WIND, LARGE HAILSTONES and HEAVY RAINFALL For people in the North West Slopes and Plains, Northern Tablelands and parts of the Central West Slopes and Plains Forecast Districts. Issued at 2:03 pm Saturday, 14 November 2015. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce destructive winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Armidale, Tenterfield, Tamworth, Gunnedah, Moree, Narrabri, Dubbo, Parkes and Wellington. At 2pm a potentially dangerous thunderstorm was located southwest of Gunnedah. The storms movement will take it towards or just south of Gunnedah by 2:30pm. Large hail is likely with this storm.

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WEATHER UPDATE: BIG RAIN FOR INLAND AUSTRALIA

October was hot. The hottest on record for Australia in fact but it will be a huge turn around for November. A succession of rain events are going to draw tropical moisture down from the North-West and spread it across the land beginning from tomorrow, hitting southern NSW before spreading across the state next week. We will start to see increased cloud with more showers and storms developing across the Hunter Valley and North-West tomorrow afternoon. Rain will begin to move in on Sunday and there be more to follow all week. The Hunter and North-West will receive most of it, smaller totals will be accumulated across the northern NSW coast and South-East QLD will receive almost nothing in comparison.

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GAV’S WEATHER: COLD MORNINGS

Very cold to start the day across the region with frosts and fog patches widespread. Mostly fine but there were a few small showers under partly cloudy skies in the far North East corner of New South Wales and South East Queensland. Expect more of the same tomorrow before a little rain band moves through on Wednesday.

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